Unsolicited Advice

Young mothers despise unsolicited advice, particularly from experienced mothers. Sometimes, experienced mothers belittle the natural competency of young mothers. Perhaps, this is why many young mothers resist counsel from seasoned mothers. What if seasoned mothers feel the need to provide unsolicited advice because they genuinely care. What if being condescending is not their intention. What […]

Mother’s Day When Your Adult Child Doesn’t Celebrate You

The media inundates us with images of loving mom and child relationships, their hands holding beautiful bouquet flowers. We see gifts, cards, and children bringing their mom food in bed while sentimental music accompanies the acts of love. For some moms, the images can bring emotional pain. As Mother’s Day approaches, we may begin to […]

The Joy of Being Mom: Embrace the Adventure* by Judy Brisky [REVIEW & GIVEAWAY]

Originally posted on My Life in Our Father's World:
SYNOPSIS Yes, you can have joy and be a mom at the very same time. You know all about crying babies, dirty diapers, toddler tantrums, potty training, school assignments, and the list goes on and on. Ahhh, Motherhood! But wait, there’s more! Judy Brisky wants…

Take 30

My heart is grieved by the senseless killing of innocent people from all religious background in Nigeria. Many children have become orphans and women widowed in the name of religion. Every soul is precious in God’s eyes. God is not pleased with wickedness. When my heart is grieved, I pray. Prayer works. Those who say […]

Take 30

It is a great day to be alive! Please take a moment (30 seconds or more) to pray for new and expecting parents you know. Pray for strength to navigate this new season. Pray that God would give them wisdom. Pray for sound mind for them, that they will have the courage to reach out […]

Take 30

Pray Ephesians 1:18-19 right now. Replace “you” with “me”. I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, […]

Philippians 4:13

Philippians 4:13 reassures me of God’s supernatural strength in me. This verse is helping me stay calm and sane this season. I truly believe worry or anxiety have been kept under control because I meditate on God’s Word as I take each challenge one day at a time. Having a scripture themed wallpaper can help […]

Fear

The most powerful and comforting Word I heard today: Isaiah 51:12-13 (NIV) I, even I, am he who comforts you.    Who are you that you fear mere mortals,    human beings who are but grass, that you forget the Lord your Maker,    who stretches out the heavens    and who lays the foundations of the earth,that you live in constant terror every day    because of the wrath of the […]

Call to Prayer 2

Thank you all for joining the call to prayer for children in our communities. So far, over 1000 people have subscribed for this prayer devotional within the past 7 days and 200 + have completed the devotional. Intercession must continue beyond this season. If you are a Christian, you are Christ’s ambassador (2 Corinthians 5:20) […]

Call to Prayer

Hey fam! Here is an invitation for you to join me in praying for children in our communities over the next 5 days. Consider fasting if possible. It is Lent, I assume many Christians fast during this time. I wrote Our Little Ones, a 5 day devotional to guide our intercessory prayers for children this […]

I Thank GOD

Today, I am thankful for my salvation. It is a great privilege to belong in God’s family, to be fathered by the creator of the universe, to be loved and held by God. Having a relationship with God grounds me and keeps me centered. It is transforming me. It has given me a purpose and […]