Prayer, Plain and Simple

Prayer, Plain and Simple


A Prayer for Mom

posted by Mark and Jill

Mom and me“Her children rise and call her blessed.” Proverbs 31:28

Mom,

Thank you for all you have given up for your family…. sleep, money, your own desires, your dreams… Much of your self was left on the shelf for years — the only thing dusty in your house, waiting for the freedom to be heard and experienced. Some of it never did come into being because of your self-sacrifice; it will all be waiting for you in Another World. So, I rise from my chair to show my respect, and I say what I haven’t said enough: You are a wonderful person, Mom. You have weathered your storms well and have come out better because of them. Many have benefited from the gift of who you are. And you will follow your own mandate when you leave this world. You will leave it better, tidier, wiser, healthier, and happier than you found it ninety years ago. May every seed of love that you have planted in my life return to you in multiplied ways.

I love you,
Me

Father of All Mothers,

Bless our moms today. Grant them strength, health, joy, grace, laughter, freedom from guilt, and hope for the future. Give them a hunger to know Your love, to love You more, and to follow You every day.

In the Name of Jesus, Amen.



Previous Posts

A Prayer For God's Leadership
Teach me to do your will,     for you are my God. May your gracious Spirit lead me forward     on a firm footing. Psalm 143:10 NLT  Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God; let Your good Spirit lead me into a level country and into the land of uprightness. (Amplified) Father, Y

posted 1:47:43pm Dec. 19, 2014 | read full post »

A Prayer for Peace, A Prayer for Health
A peaceful heart leads to a healthy body;     jealousy is like cancer in the bones. (Proverbs. 14:30 NLT)  A calm and undisturbed mind and heart are the life and health of the body, but envy, jealousy, and wrath are like rottenness of the bones. (Amplified Translation) One of the greatest se

posted 11:51:34am Dec. 17, 2014 | read full post »

All I Really Want In Life
When I am overwhelmed, you alone know the way I should turn. Wherever I go, my enemies have set traps for me. I look for someone to come and help me, but no one gives me a passing thought! No one will help me; no one cares a bit what happens to me. Then I pray to you, O Lord. I say,

posted 12:30:57pm Dec. 12, 2014 | read full post »

Turning Down the Invitation To the Christmas Pity Party
“Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring GREAT JOY to all people. The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!" Luke 2:10,11 If Christmas is a bit disappointing to you this year – perhaps you don't have funds to

posted 10:01:46am Dec. 11, 2014 | read full post »

God's Promises: Too Good to Be True?
Elisha replied, “Listen to this message from the Lord! This is what the Lord says: By this time tomorrow in the markets of Samaria, six quarts of choice flour will cost only one piece of silver, and twelve quarts of barley grain will cost only one piece of silver.” The officer assisting the ki

posted 11:56:57am Dec. 10, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.