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Jun 28

30 Days of Prayer for Our Kids – Courage

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Courage – Do we have courage in the midst of adversity? Hardships will come in this life. You may not have experienced hardship yet, but there will be some trials in all of our lives. It may be as simple as telling our friends and family “No” or “I can’t right now”. These things take courage. …

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Jun 21

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Mercy

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Mercy – This one is a hard one for me. As a mother and a nurse, I naturally am merciful to those who are in need and hurting. It is part of my personality. But if I think someone is being a baby (usually my family) or whining over something minor, I don’t have a …

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Jun 19

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Respect

Respect is one of the highest needs of men. They prefer our respect over our love. If a man feels disrespected he reacts unlovingly. I have learned some truths about this from an awesome book entitled, Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs. When I began to realize …

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Jun 17

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Love for the Scripture

Today our prayer is in relation to cultivating a love in our kids for Scripture. We know that this is a work of the Holy Spirit, but we can have some influence on our kids by showing them a good example in this area. I will never forget the impact that my parent’s have had …

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Jun 12

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Honesty

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Honesty – Teaching our kids to be transparent and truthful in everything they do. This is not easy. We have opportunities on a regular basis to tell little white lies, to chose not to go back in the grocery store to return that $0.99 item that we found rolling around in the bottom of the …

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Jun 11

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Patience

Patience – Patience is a work in progress for most folks. Toddlers have almost no patience and when I found myself the mother of a toddler I began learning the importance of patience. I saw myself in the stamping feet and the pouting lips of my kids and I wondered how God must feel when …

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Jun 11

30 Days of Prayer for Our Kids – Self-Control

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Self-Control – I find this quality difficult to teach to my kids. I know there are times when I do NOT demonstrate self-control. I let my tongue get out of control. I say things I shouldn’t say, I get frustrated with my kids, I overeat. God is bigger than my issues and I know if …

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Jun 07

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Faithfulness

Faithfulness – How many times have you been let down by someone who didn’t follow through on their commitment. We all have met people who are not good for their word and don’t think before committing to things they will never be able to fulfill. We want our kids to grow up learning the importance …

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Jun 06

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Love

Now these three remain, faith, hope and love, and the greatest of these is love.  I Corinthians 13:13 Love is one of the foundations of the family. We need to get this right. We need to love passionately and praise more than scold. I keep reminding myself that these little ones are not with us …

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Jun 05

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Kindness

We have been reading about the Fruits of the Spirit the last several days in our house. Today I want to focus on kindness. We have been having discussions regarding voice tone and how it conveys harshness or kindness. Today we had lots of chores and projects we were working on. I found myself stopping …

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