I love you but God can love you deeper. I can be a friend but God can be your best friend. I can hug you but God can envelope you. You can cry to me but God can dry your tears. I can hold your hand but God can carry you.
Lord, please surround my kids with friends and adults who point them toward You, and in ways that complement my own deficits in parenting. I will remember this one day when I have my own kids, but for now I pray this for my nieces and nephew.
faithful-in-christ: “Psalm (NIV) Contend, Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take up shield and armor; Brandish spear and javelin against those who pursue me. Say to me, “I.
But I enter Your house by the abundance of Your faithful love; I bow down toward Your holy temple in reverential awe of You. Lord, lead me in Your righteousness because of my adversaries; make Your way straight before me.