5 Prayers You Need as a Parent

5 Prayers You Need as a Parent

Being a parent is wonderfully amazing. Until it isn’t. And I find myself awake at 3 a.m., wondering what I could have done better … or beating myself up for all the ways I fall short … or convincing myself I sometimes just flat out stink at being a mom.

Ever been there?

Deep fear grips the heart of a mother who feels quite inadequate and unsure about what to do next.

I beg God to appear in my bedroom with the fix-it plan and assurance that it really is going to be okay.

After all, He’s the perfect Parent, and has dealt with imperfect children since the beginning of time. I think He offers the best advice around.

But He doesn’t appear in the flesh. Instead, He leads me to open His Word and put pen to paper. I scribble truth, thoughts and prayers.

And then I wonder if you ever feel like me.

For those who sigh and say, “Yes,” my team at Proverbs 31 Ministries and I put together 5 Scriptural prayers you can lift up for yourself as a parent. I thought this might be the perfect piece of encouragement for you today!

Know the Truth. Live the Truth. It changes everything.


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