Does Worry Have You Tied in Knots?

Does Worry Have You Tied in Knots?

A special welcome to my guest blogger, Terri Sherrow. I worry during these times of uncertainty. How can I not worry? The coronavirus has us in quarantine, and the world is on hold. I worry not only for my health but for the...

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Abortion: A Prayer for Grandmothers

Abortion: A Prayer for Grandmothers

Lord Jesus, We ache for every grandmother who had an abortion or encouraged her daughter to have one. We cry for every grandmother who tried to stop an abortion but was unsuccessful. We know that many of these women, if not all, grieve silently and suffer from...

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Prayer for Good Friday and EASTER

Prayer for Good Friday and EASTER

Abba Father, We pray our grandchildren comprehend the true meaning of Good Friday. Let them understand that Jesus, in perfect obedience, offered Himself as a sacrifice for our sins. We pray our grandchildren comprehend the true meaning of Easter. Let them grasp the...

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Prayer for Protection from the Coronavirus

Prayer for Protection from the Coronavirus

Heavenly Father,We have seldom, if ever, experienced an upheaval like the one being caused by the coronavirus. As grandparents, we can’t help but fret about our loved ones. We confess that we are worried about our own safety, as well. We pray You place a holy hedge of...

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Faith Stories:  A Way to Point Our Grandchildren to Christ

Faith Stories: A Way to Point Our Grandchildren to Christ

Heavenly Father, We pray for the opportunity to share our faith stories, including our testimonies and stories of answered prayers, with our children and grandchildren. Give us insight to recognize these opportunities when they arise. We pray for wisdom and...

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No Time to Fear; No Time for Divisiveness

No Time to Fear; No Time for Divisiveness

Is the coronavirus impacting your life? Do you find yourself glued to CNN for another COVID-19 update? Have you changed your plans, rearranged your schedule or canceled an upcoming trip?  Has worry about the economic impact kept you awake at night? Are your hands raw...

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Prayer for Protection from the Coronavirus

Prayer for Protection from the Coronavirus

Heavenly Father, All creation groans. Our world has been turned upside-down by the coronavirus and the fear that heralds its arrival. No one, except You, fully understands this pathogen’s epidemiology and the extent to which it will or will not spread. We humble...

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Prayer for Our Adult Children’s Jobs and Careers

Prayer for Our Adult Children’s Jobs and Careers

Heavenly Father, We pray on behalf of our grandchildren’s parents, many of whom are our adult children. We pray You provide them with jobs and careers for which You wired them. Careers where they can flourish and feel good about themselves; careers where they can...

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Praying Our Grandchildren Learn from Their Mistakes

Praying Our Grandchildren Learn from Their Mistakes

  Father God,  We pray our grandchildren learn from their mistakes. Let them be honest, willing to confess their faults, accept responsibility for their wrongdoings and understand the subsequent consequences of these transgressions. Let them begin anew, freed from...

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GrandJunctions

GrandJunctions

What is a GrandJunction? Have you searched unsuccessfully for a Grandparent @ Prayer group located near you? Have you tried to start a group in the past and had it fizzle out within a couple of weeks? Does the thought of starting a prayer group terrify you? If you...

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Prayer for Kindness and Generosity

Prayer for Kindness and Generosity

Heavenly Father, We pray our grandchildren have a spirit of kindness and generosity. Let them treat their siblings, classmates and friends with “compassion, humility, gentleness and patience” (Colossians 3:12, NIV). Let them remember to “do good and to share what they...

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Prayer of Repentance:       The Cisterns that We Dig

Prayer of Repentance: The Cisterns that We Dig

Lord Jesus, You created us with an undeniable thirst for joy, which can be quenched only by You. We confess and repent that we have “forsaken You, the spring of living water, and dug cisterns for ourselves” (Jeremiah 2:13, paraphrased). These cisterns seemed noble at...

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Prayer for Our Relationships with Our Adult Children

Prayer for Our Relationships with Our Adult Children

Lord Jesus, We humble ourselves, asking Your forgiveness for the demands and errors we make when parenting our adult children and their spouses. Remind us, as often as necessary, that it isn’t our role to judge their hearts or minds; it isn’t our role to fix them; and...

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A Grandparent’s Prayer

A Grandparent’s Prayer

Heavenly Father, Help us to be the best grandparents we can be. Give us wisdom and discernment, as we strive to find a balance between being too strict or lenient. Help us navigate time constraints, financial worries and...

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Losing Sight of Christmas

Losing Sight of Christmas

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth (John 1:14). Heavenly Father, We confess that, both as a nation and as individuals, we have lost sight of the true meaning of...

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