How to Pray if You Think Your Child is Suicidal

How to Pray if You Think Your Child is Suicidal

IF YOUR CHILD IS CONSIDERING SUICIDE, OR IF YOU THINK THERE’S EVEN A POSSIBILITY THEY COULD HURT THEMSELVES, PLEASE SEEK HELP IMMEDIATELY. When I was in college, I almost committed suicide. That choice was years in the making. I grew up feeling like my Mom and I...
How to Choose Joy While Letting Go

How to Choose Joy While Letting Go

When my daughter was in high school she played on a volleyball team. Even though she was homeschooled, a local school welcomed her to be a part of their sports program. One of the coaches befriended Brianna when she was at a summer volleyball camp and invited her to...
What to Pray for When Your Child is a Bully

What to Pray for When Your Child is a Bully

As we waited for the Middle School doors to open, I stood with my friends, shivering in the cold. A girl from my neighborhood tried to join our group, but we all ignored her. She circled the group trying to make eye contact with me, but I dropped my gaze to the...
How to Handle Bullying with Prayer

How to Handle Bullying with Prayer

Bullying. It has become a buzzword today. As we send our children off to another school year, it is one of our biggest concerns as parents. Will our child be bullied? Will they have to face a bully from last year? Will they be the bully? We pray the answer is “no” to...
4 PRAYERS FOR TEACHERS

4 PRAYERS FOR TEACHERS

My palms sweaty, I faced the class. Twenty faces stared back at me. Some bored, some tired, many equally nervous. I paced to the whiteboard, picked up the dry erase marker, and wrote “Mrs. Cole.” “Good morning, class. I’m Mrs. Cole, and I’ll be your writing teacher...
The Feelings and Emotions of Launch Seasons

The Feelings and Emotions of Launch Seasons

I am in the season of life where my children are grown and married. That has put me in the position of doing much personal evaluation (how did I do as a mom? What would I do differently if I could do it over? Where did I fail?) and of being evaluated by my children as...

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