War Room Prayers for the Weary Mom

I am a weary mom–yes I am.

I know a lot about moms. For one thing—I am one. But I also spend a lot of time with other moms. At church, in my small group, various homeschool groups, my family and friends—almost every woman I know is a mom.

All of these women in my life are very different, but they do have one thing in common– (besides the whole mom thing)

They are all very tenderhearted.

They take a lot on their shoulders and find themselves easily hurt.

7 amazing prayers for your war room wall. Especially if you're a weary mom.

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Top Nine Must Have Prayer Journal Tools

Ever wonder what it takes to start a prayer journal? Check out this post for all the details about the best prayer journal tools.
I get a ton of Emails from readers who want to know two things: the first is HOW to keep a prayer journal and the second is WHAT are my favorite prayer journal tools.

I already posted the HOW–you can read about that HERE.

“What are my favorite tools for prayer journaling?”

For some reason, I have been having trouble answering the second question. I think it’s because there is nothing particularly fancy or special about the tools I choose. I mostly just use whatever I have around the house.

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31 Prayer Journal Prompts to Calm Your Frazzled Spirit

Tired and weary from a busy season? Ready to start a new goal or resolution? Check out these 31 prayer journal prompts to get you started on your journey of refreshment! So it’s January…How Calm is your Spirit?

Anyone need a detox from all the plans that the holiday season brings?

(You can’t see me, but my hand is raised.)

Or maybe your spirit is a mess because it’s Tuesday and you’re tired of being tired.

I get it.

I don’t know if it’s just my personality, but having every single moment planned out is so hard on me. Even if the plans are fun and something I look forward to; I often end up feeling drained by the time January rolls around.

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8 Ways for a Busy Mom to Sneak In Quiet Time with the Lord

8 of the BEST ways to sneak quiet time into your day! So smart!‘Tis the Season for Resolutions!

I have never been good at resolutions–but I do like the idea of starting fresh with a clean slate. So I’m not anti-resolution–but this year, let’s call them goals.

My goals for 2017:

  • Have consistent quiet time with the Lord
  • Quit yelling at my kids

The first goal I’m tackling is getting a grip on my quiet time with God.

It needs to be a time that I can count on. It is so necessary to my sanity—like, for real.

I also believe that having consistent quiet time will help me with my second goal—to quit yelling at my kids.

(Sidenote: If you want to quit yelling at your kids and need advice from someone who holds no judgement–check out my friend, Jenny at Ignite Learning! This post will be your ticket!!)

So I’m all in…I’m going to be the spiritual driving force my family needs me to be and I’m not going to use the fact that I’m a busy mom as an excuse to give up.

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Correcting Bad Behavior Using the Bible–FREE DOWNLOAD!

Seriously...the best parenting guide ever. And you probably already have it in your house! Plus a FREE DOWNLOAD!

If you’re like me, then you often find yourself saying the same thing all day long.
Get off that…
Stop doing that…Don’t touch that…Don’t say that…Come here!

You get the point.

I go through spurts of following parenting books and trying all of the different methods. But I’ve never been very good on the follow through and I am a sucker for second chances. I don’t mean to come off as wishy-washy, but I think my “trying-all-the methods” method is really confusing my kids.

What I realized recently during my prayer time, is that I’ve been ignoring the most obvious parenting book out there.

The Bible.

Duh, Ally!

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God Will Fight For You: 7 Verses about Strength

7 powerful scriptures (verses) about strength.

He’ll fight for me?!

I have always struggled with the idea that God would fight for me.

I try to fix problems myself before ever handing them over to Him. As if my strength is so much greater than that of Jesus Christ?

My logical brain knows that is ridiculous and if I just gave—even the smallest problem—to God, then He would determine my steps.

You see, Jesus doesn’t always just *poof* fix our problems for us; most of the time He will lay out the path for us to take. He’ll open certain doors that we’re supposed to go through, and close the ones we’re not.

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