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Praying for Your Children to Love Each Other Well
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Praying for Your Children to Love Each Other Well

Prayer changes things. As parents we want nothing more than for our children to love each other well. To grow up supporting each other and being close. As parents, the most powerful stance we can take is to pray … Even one heartfelt prayer makes all the difference.

It was several years ago I started praying this prayer. And today I see the fruit of it. A fruit greater than my imagination could create. One that has turned our family right side up.

Let’s go back ….

A Prayer for Hope and Gratitude in the Midst of Suffering
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A Prayer for Hope and Gratitude in the Midst of Suffering

Hope and gratitude. I don’t know how often we think of them as resting one within the other, but I believe it is a truth we should all embrace. I don’t know that one can exist without the other. Actually, I am pretty sure that it is quite impossible! Over the last couple of weeks…

Loving Your Spouse Well When Your Nest is Almost Empty
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Loving Your Spouse Well When Your Nest is Almost Empty

This week for the Building a Lasting Love Story #MarriageSeries, I get to bring you my friend, a passionate follower of Jesus and a gifted encourager, Melanie Redd.  As well as teaching and speaking, Melanie writes at Ministry of Hope. She’s been married to Randy for 26 years and their nest is almost empty! Today,…

A Prayer to Receive God’s Grace
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A Prayer to Receive God’s Grace

As I sat this week in a puddle of tears on the laundry room floor, I’d forgotten about grace. The week had been long. My daughter’s unique needs had flared causing her to regress quite a bit. My husband had been out-of-town the whole week. We had several doctor appointments for the myriad of health…