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A Prayer for My Children

A Prayer for My Children

I read once that the average American buys one book per year.

We are way above average. We get at least one book a month, but mostly closer to 3-4 books a month. Some we buy, some are for reviews (like the one below), but books always have a way of finding us.

Not always is a book as well received as this one.

When I opened the package containing Duck Commander Devotions for Kids, Grace squealed, grabbed it, and retreated to her room. I haven't seen it since; she reads it every night before she goes to bed.

You can see a message below from Korie Robertson on why she created Duck Commander Devotions for Kids, but the short answer is that she wanted to help kids grow closer to God. Her devotional really does a great job of that.

But a devotional isn't the only component in bringing our children to the Lord. We need to be in constant prayer for them.

A Prayer for My Children

Dear heavenly Father,

Thank you for the beautiful, active, ornery children you've blessed me with. Thank you that they are healthy and strong. Thank you for their mischievous streaks and their kind hearts.

Thank you for sweet cuddles and sloppy kisses and warm hugs. Thank you for making me their mother.

Remind me, oh Lord, that my children aren't really mine but yours. Help me to open my hands and offer them to you. Dedicate them to your service.

Please be with my children today. Please guide their steps and open their hearts to the leading of the Holy Spirit. Keep them on the right path, and protect them from the enemy as he tries to steal them away from your flock.

Keep your words on their lips and in their minds, Lord, and keep them walking toward eternal life with you. Help them to grow in relationship with you each day.

Help me to be the mother my children need and deserve, slow to anger and quick to love. Help me be patient and fun and to nurture their delicate spirits.

Teach them Lord. Nurture them. Keep them company and remind them that they can call on you in everything.

In Jesus' precious name,

Amen.

About Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

This is the first devotional for kids by the Robertson family of Duck Dynasty fame!Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

With the Robertson clan's flair for down-home wisdom and their wholesome family values, this devotional reveals the heart and faith of this much-loved family from A&E's hit show Duck Dynasty. The more than 6-million moms, dads, and little ones who are loyal fans of the Duck Dynasty family will love this collection of inspirational messages.

Each devotion contains a brief message, an anecdotal story from America's favorite family, a passage from Scripture, a prayer, and a Duck Commander in Action. Not only are the messages motivational, but they are also mixed with the characters' trademark wit and revelations from their personal faith journeys. An ideal companion product for Duck Dynasty fans, outdoor enthusiasts, and those who want to grow in their faith, Duck Commander Devotions for Kids is certain to inspire little ones in their faith journey.

One lucky Feels Like Home reader will win a copy of Duck Commander Devotions for Kids from Thomas Nelson publishers!
 
There are several ways to enter, as follows. Please note that you MUST enter a comment below for each entry. If there are three entries, you should comment three times, like this –
  • First comment #1 Email subscriber
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Third comment #3 Email subscriber

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MANDATORY ENTRY: Comment on this post. Who is your favorite Duck Dynasty character?

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RULES:

All entries must be properly recorded as a comment with proof of the action required (link to Tweet, Facebook name, etc.)

This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older. The sweepstakes runs from February 11 until February 18 at 11:59pm. Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail. You have 72 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected.

Complete official rules are available here.

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