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A Simple Way to Pray for Your Children

We have all heard countless times about the importance of praying for our children. The Bible is filled with Scriptures about the power of prayer. Yet, when it comes down to it, we struggle to pray for the people we love dearly. Often we feel like we don’t have enough time or there is something else we need to get to. Here is one simple way to start praying for your children today. The first step is to pick out a Scripture verse to pray over your children each day of the year. The Scripture verse needs to be one that speaks to who they are, what they are struggling with, or what they need to grow in.
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How to Thrive in Busy Seasons

Summer is in full swing around here! We have had a flurry of activity. It has been fun but also wearing. Maybe you can relate? One place I love to go for encouragement when I am in a busy season is the Bible. Here are five of my favorite scripture verses to help you to thrive in this busy season.
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Prayer Walk

How to do a Prayer Walk at School

Last week our four children went back to school. It’s hard to believe we have a week of school done already. The week before our family prepared for the school year by going on a prayer walk around our children’s schools. As parents, we have the amazing privilege of praying for our children. This is something my husband Jonathan and I take very seriously. Especially when the school year begins.
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Join the 2022 Back to School Challenge!

A new school year has begun. Let’s use God’s Word to pray over our children as they head back to school. This is one of the most powerful ways we can pray. Our kids face challenges every day at school whether they are at school or doing homeschooling. It may be a challenge to learn new things. Maybe there is a student in their class who is difficult to be around. Or maybe they don’t get along with one of their teachers. Whatever the challenge may be, we can do one of the best things for our kids and that is to pray for them.
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Bless Teacher

One Way to Bless Your Child’s Teacher + {A FREE printable}

She arrived that morning to help in the classroom. That in itself was a huge blessing. But the even greater gift was this parent brought me my favorite fruit smoothie from a local coffee shop. God used this parent to bless me.
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What to do When Your Child Doesn’t Like Reading

Summer break is in full swing! One of our favorite activities is to have reading time each day. But, what do you do when your child doesn’t like to read? Here are four strategies I used with my kids who didn’t like reading. Now, there are times I can’t get my kids to stop reading.
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Back to School Challenge

Back to School Challenge 2021

Let’s use God’s Word to pray over our children as they head back to school. This is one of the most powerful ways we can pray. I created the Back to School Challenge to lead us through 21 days of praying over our children.
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Keep on Praying

Keep on Praying for your Children

Keep on praying. I feel like this should be a song or something. An anthem. A reminder to keep on praying. Why? Because prayer is powerful. The Bible is filled with Scriptures about the power of prayer. When we keep on praying, God uses our prayers to move mountains, to change hearts, and to draw us closer to Him. Today, we are going to talk about one way to keep on praying for your children.
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Confidence in Jesus – Day 21

Wow! It is Day 21 of the Back to School Challenge! Congratulations!! You have made it through. Hopefully it has been a blessing and you have seen the power of praying for your children. Thank you for joining me for the Back to School challenge!
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How Can a Young Person Stay Pure? – Day 20

Thank you for joining me for the Back to School challenge. Each day you will receive a Scripture verse and a prayer to pray. The prayer includes a space for you to fill in your children’s name. Day 20: Praying for Purity
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Welcome, I'm Anastasia!

I am a daughter of the King of Kings, wife, mom, friend, and bookworm. I love to encourage women in their everyday life. I also feel passionate about sharing God’s word. My desire is to provide a place for you to fall deeper in love with Jesus and be refreshed. I am so glad you are here! I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy reading these blog posts.



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