Teaching Kids to Pray for their Friends

Written by: | September 2, 2016

In the last week I’ve run into two of my adult daughter’s friends. As I gave each one a hug I remembered the numerous challenges they’ve had over the years. I also remembered the minor conflicts my daughter had with them, but mostly I remembered the prayers. My daughter...
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How to Pray for Homeschool Moms

Written by: | August 29, 2016

As a homeschooling mom for the past 26 years, I know the struggles and the victories that come with teaching your kids at home.  We hope that we are making the right choices for curriculum, we deal with intense pressure to perform….making sure our kids are spelling bee winners and...
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A Back to School Prayer for Parents and Students

Written by: | August 26, 2016

It’s the time of year when backpacks overflow with supplies and classrooms begin to fill with students! As parents, we prepare and purchase. Some of us labor over preparation; others have barely enough time to prepare at all. We make choices and selections for school settings, classes, teachers, and...
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A Prayer for Teachers

Written by: | August 24, 2016

Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. – Henry Brooks Adams Teaching is a beautiful, challenging, exhausting, rewarding and incredibly valuable job. Teachers sow innumerable seeds and often never see the fruits of their labor. They give their time and talent consistently and abundantly. No...
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Teaching Kids To Keep A Prayer Journal

Written by: | July 15, 2016

I patted the cover of my pink, soft prayer journal. It was new, fresh, and best of all – there were blank pages to fill. I sunk down in on the comfy couch where I do my morning devotions. A quiet place I love to sip a warm mug of coffee and watch the sun...
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How to Teach Children the Practice of Prayer

Written by: | May 13, 2016

Praying with your children may seem like an arduous task, but it’s not. It’s not a task. It doesn’t have to be arduous and it’s not something you have to know how to do right now in order to be able to do it well. Prayer is something we...
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The Key to Helping Kids Go To Sleep Without You

Written by: | April 20, 2016

Leaving our kids is never easy. It doesn’t matter whether you’re leaving your newborn overnight for the first time or trusting your teenagers to stay home alone while you and your husband get some much needed time away together; any time you walk away from your home with your...
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Enjoying A Daily Prayer Routine with Your Children

Written by: | February 26, 2016

You’ve already asked Susie to stop talking three times and Billy suddenly needs to go to the bathroom. The rush of the day seems to have snowballed into this single moment, right before dinner, when you are doing your best to pause and have a conversation with God. You...
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Trusting God For Big Things As A Family

Written by: | May 22, 2015

Webster defines faith as complete trust or confidence in someone or something. It’s a good place to be, trusting God completely when it seems the situation is bleak. With that in mind, let’s talk about car troubles and faith, because honestly, those go hand in hand, right? I’m almost...
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Teaching Your Child to Pray

Written by: | May 11, 2015

“Dear Lawd, I pray for my mommy and my daddy. I pray for Ginger (the hamster). I pray you help me sleep. I pray for all the sick people. Amen.” My sweet Sophia, barely four years old at the time, whispered this sweet prayer. There is nothing flashy about...
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