What To Do With Our Hopes

"Can we talk to God about our pets?"  His soft-spoken question and curious eyes exposed that his understanding of prayer was broadening in the moment, as our little group learned about talking to God. The other 1st and 2nd graders listened, as he added, "My fish is sick." "Yes, you can! And we'll also pray…

A Prayer for Moms

My husband wrote this prayer years ago. Though it was first shared on a Mother's Day, it's a prayer for any day... O Heavenly Father, We praise and thank You this day for Your gift of mothers in this world. For the profound love You pour into their hearts and the many sacrifices they make…

Prayer That Impacts Our Perspective

When I was growing up, Mom or Dad usually said "the blessing," a rote prayer, before supper. Sometimes Dad told one of my three brothers or me to say it. Being kids, we flew through it so we could eat. And then one day Dad instructed the four of us to each write multiple prayers…