Friday, January 6, 2012


yesterday mary prayed out loud for the first time.  it was so sweet.  she prayed for mama, dada, bubba, herself and mimi and papa at dinner time.  then later that night she prayed for michael and kathryn and ba and mikey.  yes, she said mikey.  that prayer also included something about all of the people not crying (still not sure what people... when i asked she told me cow, layla and white bear, the three things that she sleeps with at night), her not whining and crying when she goes to bed and peace.  she always askes me to pray for peace and for her "whine"... i've prayed many times that she has peace and that God helps her to have a happy heart and not whine.  :)

later that night we were having a conversation after a little discipline issue.  she was really upset and couldn't get her emotions under control.  she said, 'mama pray now.'  so i prayed for her.  i prayed that she would know that God loves her, that mommy and daddy love her, that she is forgiven.  i prayed that she would know the peace and presence of God at that moment.  i ended the prayer and she looked up at me with a smile and said, 'mommy, you pray for my presents?'  


jae said...

So sweet and honest! What a beautiful prayer from a Mommy's heart Lisa. What a perfect teachable moment!!

Emily said...

LOL! She is SO sweet!!!