8 Simple Prayers + Scripture to Pray Daily for Our Children

8 Simple Prayers + Scripture to Pray Daily for Our Children

As parents, it’s important for us to cover these 8 areas of our children’s lives with prayer. I’ve included Bible verses because God loves when we pray scripture back to Him. He declared that His word will not return to Him void (Isaiah 55:11). As you pray these 8 Simple Prayers and Biblical truths over your children daily, be assured that you are opening up the storehouses of God’s provision over them.

You Are Not Alone: 4 Scriptures to Stand On in the Valley of Depression

You Are Not Alone: 4 Scriptures to Stand On in the Valley of Depression

Two of the most comforting sentiments we can hear in the midst of a trial are “You’re not alone…I understand.” When I was in the valley of depression, that’s what I needed to hear but didn’t. The truth is you’re not alone because God has promised to never leave. Read more for 4 scriptures to stand on in the valley of depression.

God Wants To Give Us Good Things

God Wants To Give Us Good Things

God gives good gifts. Have you ever thought about the fact that God wants to give you good things? Do you ever question His goodness? Like when your prayer isn’t answered the way you had hoped, or the job didn’t come through that you desired, or when a friend leaves your life? When we first introduced Selah, our four pound Pomeranian to the family, God gave me an analogy of why He sometimes withholds something from me that I want. Something that I think would be good for me. Read more for what I learned.

How Focusing on God Will Change Your Day

How Focusing on God Will Change Your Day

As a neuropsychologist, one of the greatest challenges I’ve encountered has been teaching the importance of our mindset, and what we spend time focusing on. When we focus on feelings of anxiety or depression, those feelings grow. Focusing on God helps our day seem better, brighter and more encouraged. Read more for the science behind how what you focus on grows and how you can actually put that into practice.

How to Cultivate a Grateful Lifestyle that Helps Us Have a Good Day

How to Cultivate a Grateful Lifestyle that Helps Us Have a Good Day

God commands us to come with Him with thanksgiving in every situation we find ourselves in. If there is one thing I’ve learned about God, it’s that He doesn’t command us to do anything that isn’t His best for us. And if cultivating a grateful lifestyle is for our good, just perhaps this will foster our ability to perceive each day as good, even when there are bad moments within each day.