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Teach them My love…

I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.  And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power to grasp how wide and long and high and deep … Continue reading

Prayin’ Up Our Babies – Establish This Year

Putting the boys to bed was tough last night.  A sad good-bye to our last day of summer. They could have asked me anything yesterday and chances were high I would have said yes. “Wii?”  Yes. “Arcade?”  Yes. “Chick-fil-a?”  Yes “Movie?” A rental. Yes. “Ice cream?” Yes. But I get the cone. Just like that. Summer. Gone. … Continue reading

Prayin’ Up Our Babies – Faculty & Staff

I was barely twenty-three years old and hard pressed to measure 5’4″  in my best wedge. It was my first fall semester as a new teacher.  ~Freshman and Sophomore English~  Did I mention I was twenty-three?  A shy eight-years-older than the students I taught. I can only imagine how seriously they did not take me. … Continue reading

Prayin’ Up Our Babies — Good Soil

It was Saturday morning, August 9th, 2008.  Brent and I had welcomed our third son into the world the morning before.  He was barely twenty-four hours old.  My sweet Luke.  Our 08-08-08 little Lukie. My father-in-law (A.K.A. Pops) came early to the hospital room that morning to see the baby.  He and my mother-in-law are … Continue reading

Prayin’ Up Our Babies – Confession

My mind is swirling about the beginning of school.  Is yours? And when asking God where He would like us to begin our “Prayin’ Up Our Babies” series, I hear from Him.  Loud and clear. The first prayer for my children’s school year, begins with me. Confession. Therefore confess your sins to one another and … Continue reading

Prayin’ Up Our Babies

Didn’t I just take this picture? Our end-of-the-year school picnic seems only days ago. Summer?  Are we so close to saying goodbye? Since this picture we have beached it, parked it, picnicked it, pooled it, swam it, slid it, slept in, stayed up, picked beans, made smores, and watched Gabby win the Gold.  (Man I … Continue reading