How Prayers From the Heart Books Were Started

“God, I need a friend, I hurt all over. God, please be my friend.” This boy asked me to give the above note to God.  At that moment, God planted a seed in me.  The young boy’s request touched my heart so much that I still have that slip of paper. I wish now that I […]

Read More » | October 22, 2016 | Category: Parents | Comments: none | Tags:

Counting My Blessings

Counting one’s blessings іѕ a daily prayer tһаt brings comfort tο whoever іѕ praying.  Tһе Bible ѕауѕ, “A faithful person wіƖƖ abound wіtһ blessings…” Proverbs 28:20.  In mу family wе never ѕtοрреԁ tο count our blessings. Thіѕ wουƖԁ һаνе bееn аn ехсеƖƖеnt prayer during ουr hарру times аnԁ whеn times wеrе rough. Hοw ԁο wе […]

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Teaching Children to Pray

Does having your child/youth read or memorize a prayer, then repeat that same prayer over and over really bring out what is in your child’s mind and heart? Many parents and teachers are currently using four methods to teach children to pray. Modeling by parent: This the best method, but it is no longer working because […]

Christian Traits to Teach Kids

Which of these traits do you want your child to acquire? Select two traits you want to teach your child at this point in his/her life. Each time you pray, consider asking God for your child’s growth in these characteristics. As the child matures spiritually, thank God and choose new traits towards which to guide […]

Read More » | March 11, 2016 | Category: Parents | Comments: none | Tags: ,

How Do Children View Prayer?

While reviewing prayer resources for parents, I ran across Syble MacBeth’s research. Back in 2009 she was so concerned; she interviewed 400 children about prayer. She found children in today’s world responded in one of these basic ways: “I’m tired of the same old prayers, I’ve said since preschool.” “I can’t wait until prayer time […]

Read More » | March 8, 2016 | Category: Parents | Comments: 2 | Tags:

Do You Know Your Child’s Feelings?

One thing that can be difficult for a parent to know is how your child is feeling. There is an easy way for your child to identify his or her feelings: Show your child the faces displaying how people feel.  This is the chart you will find below. Do not judge the feeling your child […]

Read More » | March 6, 2016 | Category: Parents | Comments: 4

Support for Parents

Prayers from the Heart offers specifically designed support tools for parents and teachers. The first support is a detailed table of contents. The second support is the “Bible Nuggets”. Every prayer-time includes four Bible verses that support the prayer. These are designed to help the student pray God’s Word. At the end of each prayer these “Bible Nuggets” […]

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