To my kids: Today I want to let you know some more of our story. While your dad and I were in college, we were on summer mission teams together for two years. Your dad was so excited to work with the children up in Canada.
Praise the Lord that we can bring our needs and the needs of others right to His throne.
I like to pray for others and see their needs answered as well as my own requests.
However, I must admit that many times my praying tends to be haphazard. I will start a prayer list, perhaps from requests given at a Wednesday night church service and those requests get prayed for that night– but usually never again.
Or I may start a list of things that I want God to do for my family. I write down specific areas of my life that I want God to work on: self-control, less anger, more trust, less fear. And then I lose that list. Continue reading “Organized Prayer: You can do it!”
How to teach sharing: These tips are sure to help you!
In one of the zoo Duplo kits that my children received as a family gift one Christmas, there was only one monkey. Now when you have 4 children, that is a BIG problem. There were some very important sharing skills that needed to be taught. Fortunately, this Monkey helped me teach sharing. Continue reading “How to Teach Sharing: Everyone Wants the Monkey”