Help my children understand that they will need people to help fulfill Your purpose for their life and get them where they need to go next. Let them see me humble myself to others as well as honor those God has placed in my life. Romans 16:3
I pray my children hear You when You speak to them… through pastors, their Bibles, nature, songs, whispers, and sometimes my voice. You speak to them throughout the day gently nudging them in the direction of Your will… may they seek You and be aware of Your constant presence. Rev 2:29
I pray my children yearn for Your presence, for when they do… it is a clear picture of a satisfied life. Just as those who drink water crave water to satisfy their thirst… those who experience the presence of God crave Him to satisfy their souls. Isa 55:1-2
My children will constantly listen to and obey Jesus. This is a direct command from You! I will do the same. Mk 9:7
When facing our fears, You command us to banish all cowardice and flinching from our spirits, to not become depressed, dismayed or unnerved. Please remove any of these traits from my children so they are not blocked from entering their places of blessing. Deuteronomy 31:8
When my children feel trapped and alone along the path You set before them, tell them to fear not and stand firm, confident, and undismayed. You promised to fight for them so they will not lose their peace as they rest in the comfort of Your embrace… like a small child in his father’s arms….
Let my children be grateful. Teach them the ‘reinforcement principle’ … they get more of what they acknowledge … so that they begin to routinely thank the ones they love for even the smallest favor. They already practice common courtesy when they are in public, thanking coaches, the lunch lady, the checkout clerks … let…