Parenting

Zay gazes at fish in a large aquarium tank.
Parenting

Oh Be Careful, Little Mouth, What You Say

Words can be used to edify. Or they can be used as tools of destruction. 

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A photograph of a mother's hands tying a young boy's shoelaces.
Parenting

Conforming to the Likeness of Christ

As a servant mother, I embrace a dying of self, a clinging to the life that only He can give.

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Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's son Samuel as a baby
Power of Prayer

Trusting God with My Children

The red-flag danger alerts were physical. I whispered a prayer: He’s yours, Lord.

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Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson and a group of Blue Star Mothers
Stories of Hope

Are You a Blue Star Mother?

The women in our local group welcomed me with open arms, sharing information, support and prayers...

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Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson and her family
Parenting

Perfect Parenting

I chose to view the past with God, asking him for his perspective on my journey as a parent.

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Prayer blogger Peola Hicks
Faith and Prayer

Teach Children the Word of God

We should never underestimate the words that we speak to our children. Praise God! They remember.

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Daily Devotionals blogger Julia Attaway
Power of Prayer

A Prayer for Life with Teenagers

When a kid starts getting argumentative or difficult, I pray. It’s always the same prayer...

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Parenting

Those Magic Words

We kids could do no wrong in my father’s eyes, and in that we found the freedom to fly far and un-tethered from the nest while knowing that a belly flop would look like a back flip to him.

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Julia Attaway, Seeds of Devotion blogger
Faith and Prayer

A Simple Way to Improve Our Devotions and Prayers

I’ve found that using the word and has a positive effect—not only on my children, but on my prayer life as well.

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Angels

Angelic Advice for Young Adults

Editor-in-Chief Colleen Hughes shares the inspiring words that helped ease her worries about raising a teenager.

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