Category Archives: Prayer

31-Day Prayer Challenge for Wives

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31-Day Prayer Challenge for Wives (with free printable)

Have you ever noticed that stuff isn’t built to last as long these days as it used to be? Unfortunately, the same thing can be said of modern marriages. Couples are splitting, families crumbling all around us — even those whose relationships seemed to be solid and good. That makes me sad, but it also makes me determined to safeguard… Read more »

A Back-to-School Prayer

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Free printable Back-to-School prayer from lovinglifeathome.com

Summer break is over. School is once again in session. All across the country, students are heading back to class. As our children embark upon this new academic year, in addition to making sure they are stocked up on new socks and fresh school supplies, we should also keep them well covered in prayer. The following C-L-A-S-S acrostic can help…. Read more »

A Prayer for the Sick

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Praying for the Sick - free printable prayer guide

A friend of mine recently asked me to pray for her nephew, who is presently fighting a recurrence of a malignant brain cancer known as medulloblastoma. His name is Gabe — if you’d like to send up a prayer for him, too, I know they’d be grateful — and he graduated from high school the day before this latest tumor… Read more »

Praying for Our Country

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Pray for America: Here's a free printable prayer guide to get you started!

Today is Flag Day, which commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States by the Second Continental Congress in 1777. Whether you celebrate such occasions by sending up the Stars and Stripes or not, I hope you will make it your practice to send up a prayer for our country — and not just on national holidays. America… Read more »

Don’t Waste the Crust

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Encouragement for anybody who has something hard to swallow on their plate: Don't Waste the Crust

I’ve never been one of those mothers who carefully pared the crust off the PBJ’s I served my children for lunch. For well over 20 years now, I’ve been coaxing my kids to eat the crusts of their sandwiches using the following rationale: It’s wasteful to leave them. -and- That’s where most of the vitamins are. And for well over… Read more »

Praying for Your Unborn Child

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Praying for Your Unborn Child | a free printable prayer guide from www.flandersfamily.info

A friend of mine once told me that, all through one of her pregnancies, she prayed God would give her a beautiful little girl with blue eyes and dark hair. God granted that request, but the little girl was also quite stubborn. She was so headstrong, in fact, that by the time she was two years old, my friend was… Read more »

Pray for Your Teen!

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A free printable prayer guide for interceding for your teen | www.flandersfamily.info

I received a request from a reader this week for a printable prayer guide for teens. Here’s what she wrote: Thank you so much for your head-to-toe prayers! I’ve been using your husband one to pray for my husband for a few months and it’s been powerful! I like the one for children, also, which I just found today. I’d… Read more »

Parents Need Prayer, Too

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Praying for Your Parents | free printable prayer guides from Loving Life at Home

One of my readers recently wrote me to say that she allows her daughter to read many of my posts, including the Praying for Your Children from Head to Toe guide I published last week. The daughter wanted to know whether there was a similar guide that kids could use to pray for their parents. Doesn’t that just melt your… Read more »

Pray for Your Children from Head to Toe

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Pray for Your Children from Head to Toe | free printable from Loving Life at Home

After I published my popular “Praying for Your Husband from Head to Toe” printable, several readers requested a similar prayer guide for wives. I made one, and my husband published it on his blog last year. Recently a reader suggested I do a “Praying for Your Children from Head to Toe” guide, which I agreed was an excellent idea. So… Read more »

Pray for Your Husband from Head to Toe

Pray for Your Husband from Head to Toe

Ruth Bell Graham advises wives to “tell your mate the positive, and tell God the negative.” Take your concerns to God. Faithfully lift up your husband in prayer every day, and you will likely notice a transformation not only in him, but in yourself, as well. Of course, we needn’t wait until there is some problem or disagreement before beginning… Read more »