I am excited to welcome Stacey Pardoe, a dear writer friend, to the blog today. Stacey is the mama of two, a lover of the woods, and she does a little writing on the side. She is also a wife and certified special education teacher. She is passionate about walking closely with Christ and sharing… Continue reading 8 Prayers for Our Children
Before we look at light, lets take a moment and look at darkness. Darkness is absence of light, lack of, concealment, a lack of sight. Darkness is all around us, and for those lost in darkness, we are the light calling them home. Light illuminates, make things visible and is a radiant energy. Our children, who know… Continue reading Raising Kids Who Shine
Rejection is hard, plain hard. No one likes it, or the awkward lonely feeling that it brings. To be rejected is to be refused, discarded or cast out. Jesus knows how that feels, to the fullest extent. That is how He can say these words… Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven,… Continue reading Rejoice in Rejection, Is It Even Possible?
We live in an age where everyone and anyone is calling for our kids to follow them. There is a first follow that will guide all of their other follows, and that follow is Jesus. By following Him first, He becomes the measuring stick by which they measure all of their other follows. Jesus’… Continue reading Why Our Kids Must Make Jesus Their First Follow
When your child was born, I’m sure one of your thoughts was that he or she looked so pure, so innocent and they do! There is nothing like a newborn, the softness, the smell the newness. In that moment you couldn’t imagine that this precious little one would ever sin. Truth be told, it won’t… Continue reading Why We Must Pray for Repentant Hearts
A purpose is the reason, the aim or the goal. We have to ask ourselves, what is our aim when we pray for our children, what are we hoping to achieve? More importantly what is God wanting to achieve through our prayers? I believe that the Lord’s purpose is reflected in this scripture, He is… Continue reading Pray With Purpose
Scripture tells us that there is great power in the tongue. What we say matters, it matters much. And so the tongue is a small part of the body yet it carries great power! Just think of how a small flame can set a huge forest ablaze. James 3:5 So I must ask you, Mama Bear, what are you saying? What words are you… Continue reading Praying with Power
I have come to the place where I’m sick of my own voice and my own agenda. When I pray it becomes all about my plan, which seems to be the easier plan, but not the best plan. I want to hear God’s voice when I open my mouth in prayer, I want to hear… Continue reading Praying with Passion