Praying for your children is the most powerful way you can care for them. Most times your heart will naturally overflow in prayer for them. And even when they’re causing trouble or your patience is wearing thin, a quick prayer will calm your nerves and soothe your children. You’ll be amazed at the huge difference prayer will make in the lives of your little—and big—ones. Ask God to show you how to let your precious children know that after Him and your husband, they are more important than all the other people in your life.
Be ready to show love. Set aside time each day to pray for your kiddos. And don’t forget to pray for them when they’re around. That lets them know you and God love them. It also helps them feel more secure and models prayer.
Praying for your kids is some of the best time you’ll ever invest. Prayer is a powerful privilege!
Jesus, protect these young lives You’ve placed in my care. Help me be patient, calm, loving, and supportive. Open their hearts to You. Amen.