A Prayer for the Mother Yet To Be

Written by: | January 9, 2015

You see her at the grocery store, sitting beside you in church, walking by you at the mall. She wasn’t there before…or perhaps you didn’t notice.  Because it’s not until your heart is longing to carry life within that you notice the growth of life around. That pregnant mama...
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A Prayer from a (Sometimes) Single Parent

Written by: | January 7, 2015

Have you ever heard of the expression “tour widow”? I hadn’t either before I became one. It’s an insider term for what much of the music industry calls the wives of musicians who go out on tour for weeks or months at a time, leaving them home alone or to...
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A Prayer for Moms of Sons

Written by: | January 6, 2015

I guess when I look back, I kind of always pictured myself as a boy mom. Once we had one boy, I never started longing for a girl. I wanted our boy to have a brother and we ended up with three boys in all! Yes, I was happy...
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A Prayer for Mothering in the New Year

Written by: | January 2, 2015

As we enter the New Year, it is time for a fresh start. It’s that season where we often reflect and refocus. During a tine of the year when people resolve to lose weight, spend less, stop eating chocolate, and get out of bed earlier, what about resolving to...
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Praying Over Your Children In The New Year

Written by: | December 31, 2014

With the New Year upon us, I begin to think about the things that I want to do in the next few months. Some of the ideas come quickly, and some require more thought. But there is one consistent commitment I make each year and that is to grow...
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School Day Prayers

Written by: | August 22, 2014

  In my years of teaching elementary school, I don’t know who was more nervous on the first day of school: the students, the parents, or the teachers! I do know that what was an exciting day for many kids as they reunited with friends and looked forward to...
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Prayer: A Special Nighttime Ritual

Written by: | July 11, 2014

Motherhood crept up on me. I know I know, I had nine months to prepare for my first child. But as an only child myself, I was not exposed to a lot of babies, much less taught how to care for little ones. I followed my doctors advice and...
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