Practical Prayer Part Two

Remember that praying without ceasing verse? And Kerri’s Pocketful of Sunshine? Sometimes I turn around and see this. Just. Exactly. When. I. Need. To.

One weary morning last week, my eyes rested on this framed scripture. The one my eldest decorated when she was a baby. And because of that, my mind turned to…

Mount up with wings as eagles… and we made it through Math.

After lunch, when I really wanted to holler, I saw…

Then, when the papers, crayons and school books were spread far and wide, my eyes caught this verse. Rather than put my head down on the school table, we all did a five minute room rescue

Near the supper table… God is great. God is good.

Another evening, when a small one got up again, insisting that Max & Ruby’s blue tarantula was in the wardrobe, my eyes fell on this verse. There in the darkened hallway. Instant wisdom and comfort.

And yet another evening, as I stepped into my bathroom, I was reminded to go ask forgiveness.

This verse stays in our family room, on the end table, near the TV. A reminder to be careful, little eyes…

This verse sits between two sets of children’s bedrooms.

“…Talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.” (NKJV)


And, at my kitchen sink, I remember especially because…

These Watch Words from the Doorposts family. The Word within sight all the time. Right where we can see it. Right where we need it.

-Tricia homeschools five children from preschool to middle school. She’s forsaken life in the drive thru lane for the road home. She’s saving bucks and her sanity with the frugal recipes and sock it away strategies of her Southern roots. You can find her facing that daily dose of chaos at Hodgepodge. Tricia is a.k.a. Hodgepodgemom.