Posts tagged with: Parenting

Prayer for Our Military Children

To one You give green eyes To another a smile that touches hearts. To one You give a sense of numbers to another words to another shapes and forms to another gears and cranks. To one You give energy overflowing...

Come Lord Jesus, Come

We say, “Come Lord Jesus, come.” Thank You for this time to remember Your coming and all the joy that surrounds it. Thank You for love and goodwill. Thank You for peace and grace. As we are dazzled by our...

Toward Trusting

Toward   “If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and...

LEGOs and Other Things

Work [wurk] – exertion directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil Labor [ley-ber] -productive activity, by a person or a body of persons. Today we celebrate Labor Day. A day set aside to honor us, those regular folks who...

Praying for Our Children

We prayed for their existence for the spark of their tiny hearts for their development for their birth for their growth for their health for their first steps for their words for their walk with You. Thank You Lord for...

New Generations

Ah Lord, as tiny eyes flutter open and little mouths open for their first cry– as they start the song of their new life, we thank You. We are amazed again and again at Your creativity, Your love, Your hope...

Motherhood and God’s Grace

  I am frustrated. I am tired. I am worn out. I am doing this thing called motherhood and I feel like I am failing at it. And failing at it miserably. Do all mothers feel this way from time...

Children’s prayer

You asked for my hands, that You might use them for Your purpose. I gave them for a moment, then withdrew them, for the work was hard. You asked for my mouth to speak out against injustice. I gave You...

Use Your Words

“Use Your Words!” If I had a $1 for every time I have used these 3 words over the last 5 weeks, I would be on a cruise right about now! You see, we have a little visitor for the...

Love Me More

Like usual, it happened during worship. The Lord used the proverbial 2’x4’ board whack upside my head, the weapon of choice when I’m being really stubborn. I had a thought so clear that I knew it was from God. “You...