#004: When Trauma Strikes: One Mom’s Story of Brokenness and the Power of Prayer

On May 3, 2017 Jen Murray watched her 10 year old son, Brooks—one-fourth of her quadruplet boys—slowly veer off the track and collapse after running a mile at a community event. She watched, helplessly, as trained medical professionals administered CPR over and over again and heard the words no mother ever wants to hear: “There’s no pulse.” God saved Brooks’ life that day, miraculously raising him from the dead, and in the process, the Murray family found a thankfulness and gratitude for daily life they never had before.

Today’s episode is a tear-jerker. You might want to have some tissues nearby as you listen to Jen tell the story of that day, and how God has provided for them each day since.

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1:30 – Make prayer your first and best response to parenting challenges

3:50 – Intro to today’s topic and guest Jen Murray

6:00 – Jen tells their family’s story about the day her son’s heart stopped beating

14:00 – Brooke shares about her season of loss and what can be gained through difficult times

15:30 – Jen shares the blessings they experienced even through tragedy

21:30 – Erin shares about how God provided for her in a recent traumatic event

24:50 – Jen shares how the event affected her prayer life

29:30 – Update on Brooks health

31:00 – How has God answered Brooks personal prayers through what happened

32:50 – Jen shares her own prayers and verses for her five sons

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Links mentioned in this episode: 

Pray the Word Journal, Summer 2019 Edition

Million Praying Moms Founding Membership


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