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Simple Prayers to Teach Children

Simple Prayers to Teach Children

It’s not too difficult a thing to encourage our children to pray, especially if we lead by example, but as they grow it’s a wonderful thing to teach them how to pray just as Christ taught us how to pray with the Lord’s prayer. Structure is very beneficial to all of us, particularly for the less mature Christian who many not have words come easily or who may be easily distracted in prayer or devotional time. Even for the mature Christian, structured prayers and psalms are great tools to be able to use in times of trouble, joy, and life in general.

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Memory Eternal: Happy Birthday, Papa

Memory Eternal: Happy Birthday, Papa

Today my dad would have been 71 years old. I think about him and miss him every day. I tell my kids stories about him and remind them of events and stories so he stays in their memories. I miss his voice, his loving advice and council, his warm hugs, his music, and his conversation. We could chat for hours and not run out of things to talk about. 

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