{31 Verses to Pray for Your Girl} Proverbs 4:23

Scripture: Guard your heart for it is the wellspring of life. Proverbs 4:23 Prayer: Father, please help my girl learn to guard her heart. Cause her to grasp the significance of what she lets into this sacred space. Open her eyes to the truth of this verse and the importance of building a hedge of protection around her heart and and mind. Amen.   Some reminders: Join the  community by using this hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, Instagam, etc. — #PrayersforGirls Don't forget, every post in ... [Read More]

31 Verses to Pray for Your Girl

Pray the World Journal from Million Praying Moms{May 2019 update: Y'all, I cannot even with where this little series has gone.  Literally TENS OF THOUSANDS of moms have read these posts and prayed these prayers and THOUSANDS of you are praying Scripture every day for the girls you love.  If you haven't already, check out my book just for us moms who want to pray with boldness and confidence for our girls. And be sure to check out the Pray the World Journal from Million Praying Moms where I am ... [Read More]

You Are Not a Failure

Okay, y'all, today I am registering my daughter for high school. {I know, you are probably sick of hearing about this — but, for real, high school?? How is that even possible.  We just brought her home from the hospital last week.} I'm experiencing all the emotions.  Last night she and I were in the car {the theme of our summer} and I was overwhelmed by how much I enjoy her and how much fun we have had this summer. Oh there have been some moments when we probably could have killed each other ... ... [Read More]

How I Love This Child!!

Being her mom is one of the greatest joys of my life! This girl is hilarious and kind, generous and talented. And while there are days when the clash of the hormones threatens to overwhelm my sanity, parenting a teenage girl is way more fun than I ever dreamed it would be. There are moments when I realize how very much like her mom she is ... and there are also moments when the only way I know she's mine is I was there when she was born!! Today I'm at Mothers of Daughters spilling all ... [Read More]

10 Great Books for Moms

I've been writing a lot {okay, mostly}about parenting lately.  There are several reasons for that but the main one is, right now, it's just hard.  I think I might have mentioned before how much more challenging parenting a teenager is than I'd ever dreamed.  And I'm not alone.  I get phone calls and texts and emails almost every day from friends who are trying to navigate these tricky waters without going under and without losing their kids {and their minds!} to the riptides that keep popping ... [Read More]