When I Pray for You

I cannot even begin to describe how magnificent and heavenly Matthew Paul’s Turner new book truly is. My children and I love all of his books and read them daily, but this one—oh, my heart! I was in tears as I read it to my boys and Abby (currently in my womb).

The text is a profound prayer that rhymes. It carries words that hug not only the heart of a child, but the hearts of parents. I tend to look for children’s books based on a dual metaphor—stories young children can easily connect to and a more profound one parents can interpret.

The illustrations by Kimberley Barnes convey a message of compassion, tolerance, empathy, and social awareness—all are key in order to enrich our children’s lives and add to the value of humanity through what God’s word teaches. 
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Teaching God’s Principals to Future Generations


Did you know that home is the foundation where your child’s personal relationship with The Lord begins? It’s like a seed—God planted each of those little souls in your dwelling and it’s your job to water them with His teachings so that God can grow their gifts.  Read More

Growing Through Unexpected Soil

Are you in a season of wait? Waiting is tremendously difficult no matter what you have asked God for—especially when you feel like He is not answering your prayers. What if the seed you have placed in His hands, is actually growing—through unexpected soil? 

Our situations of wait may be completely different from one another because there are endless needs and scenarios, but one thing I know for sure—no matter what situation of wait God has placed you in, the feelings we experience are the same. Emotions such as hopelessness, doubt, worry, fear, agony and despair.  Read More