God, may my child seek your forgiveness for wrongdoings. “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases,” Psalm 103:2-3
Father, help me to cling to you in the trenches of Motherhood. Help me know it is better for you to be my savior than for me to try to be SuperMom.
Father, I pray you would show me something new about my child. Help me see the special gift you have given her. Help me nurture her toward the way you would have her grow.
Lord, Please guide the conversation around our table. Help me find words when I don’t have them. Let our words be full of love.
Father, Search my heart and help me to evaluate my motives for and hindrances to living in a healthy way. Help me to model healthful ways of taking care of myself for my children. And whatever the status of our health, may each of us serve You with our whole heart.
Father God, Please give my child a servant’s heart. And I pray I would model what it means to live life with a heart that serves.
Father, I pray you would give me discernment when speaking to my children. Help me to pay attention to their responses and words and to give them the respect I would like in return. Help my child to speak with clarity and intention and kindness.
Summer’s almost over and school is about to start. A new year is fast approaching. Yes, most of us think of the start of school rather than January 1st as the beginning of a new year. But are we ready? In many ways we’re looking forward to a regular schedule but in other ways we’re sad [...]