Seven Ways to Pray for your Stepkid

Ever feel stumped when you are wanting to pray for your stepkid? Here are seven ideas that stepmoms can use to pray for their kids. (Since I have a stepSON, I'm going to use "stepson" and "he" in these prayers but you can easily switch that if you have a stepdaughter.) 1. Pray for his salvation. Father God, I pray that my stepson asks Jesus into his heart. I pray that he is on fire for you Lord and that he will have a close and growing relationship with You. I pray that he keeps asking, keeps … [Read more...]

Book Review: Wife After God

Daily devotionals really help me focus during my quiet time. However, being a wife and a (step)mom, I don't have a lot of time. I appreciate one that goes deep in easily digestible portions. I found that in Jennifer Smith's Wife After God. Each day is packed with inspiration and practical challenges. From day one you will learn that "God's purpose for my marriage is to reveal His love to the world." Isn't that what it's all about? Aren't we to live our lives as an example, to show the world … [Read more...]

Rockin’ Time at VBS

I think got more out of VBS than the kiddos. Maybe not more but definitely just as much. I was so filled up at the end of each day and simply cannot believe it is over. Getting to know each of the kiddos in my crew was one of the best parts of my week. Hope is so sweet and always willing to help. She made sure I always had our team tote bag at the end of each session. Brooklyn is also a sweetheart. She encouraged others around her and prayed everyday heartfelt prayers before we had snack. … [Read more...]