The author writes this as a "how to" manual for moms. This is way too many things to focus on at once. I think that reading it all in one sitting may make a mom feel inadequate, like there is no way to accomplish all of that! The material is fantastic, it is just too much to take in at once.
I would suggest that a mom especially a new mom or mom to be take this book one chapter at a time. Do not read the entire book in one sitting. Read one chapter and try to apply it. After you have worked in that one concept and feel good about it, then go on and take on another chapter. I enjoyed Chapter 10 about holding your children loosely. The author starts with this quote from Robert Brault, "It is one thing to show your child the way, and a harder thing to then stand out of it.
She then includes a prayer for the day, the "Sword of the Spirit" section that contains relevant scriptures and small group discussion questions.
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This chapter hit home for me especially since the sermon this week at church was about Matthew and how to handle anxiety. Like most moms, most of my anxiety is centered around my children.
Like I said earlier, I would recommend this book to moms but that they read it small doses. It is a "to do" list that is impossible to complete. It may make new moms or moms to be feel really inadequate if they read this and think that they need to do all of it. I would suggest that they read it in small doses. Disclaimer: I received this book for free from the Thomas Nelson Publishing Company and their Book Sneeze program in exchange for an honest review. Apr 15, Karie Hall rated it really liked it.
She encourages moms to pray scripture for their children, to pray for the authority and power of God in their lives, to be persistent in prayer, to learn to engage in spiritual warfare to keep their children protected from Satan, and more.
The stories of moms facing gut-wrenching trials, including Marla herself, and their break-through prayers, are very encouraging. I know right now there is so many things to try and influence our children that aren't good. Our children need us She encourages moms to pray scripture for their children, to pray for the authority and power of God in their lives, to be persistent in prayer, to learn to engage in spiritual warfare to keep their children protected from Satan, and more. Our children need us praying for them more than ever. I thought this book helped offer me guidelines to pray.
Take time away for yourself. I wanted to enlarge this page and post it on the bathroom mirror with these words highlighted! Our kids will sense our love when they see us devoted to prayer. Sometimes we are not ready to receive a blessing when we first ask God for it. The only real power we have on this earth is the power of prayer. Turn a negative label on your kids into a positive, exciting one. He isn't stubborn Grace looks a lot like patience. I think this book is well researched and written. There is a lot of anecdotal evidence in each chapter, but there is also ample Scripture evidence.
It provides a nice balance. Feb 21, Jen rated it really liked it. Great read on importance of praying for your kids and even included sample prayers at end of each chapter. I liked how it included a lot of scripture throughout the chapters and also scripture at the end of each chapter. Not as comprehensive as Stormie Omartian prayer books but a worthwhile read for any mom wanting to pray for her kids.
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Apr 11, Ashley Ball rated it it was amazing. Would recommend to all mommas, a book you could read regularly. Nov 28, Monica rated it it was amazing. This book was very encouraging. I loved the inspiration I got from the Scripture she used and the personal insights and stories. Definitely a good read!
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About Marla Alupoaicei. Marla Alupoaicei. Books by Marla Alupoaicei. Trivia About Prayer Warrior Mo No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Prayer Warrior Mo You are exceptional. You are a gift and treasure from God. I thank God for permitting me to be your mother. I bless you with the healing of all wounds of rejection, neglect, and abuse that you have endured. I bless you with bubbling-over peace—the peace that only the Prince of Peace can give, a peace beyond comprehension. I bless your life with fruitfulness—good fruit, much fruit, and fruit that remains.
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I bless you with the spirit of sonship [or daughter-ship]. You are a son [or daughter] of the King of kings. You have a rich inheritance in the kingdom of God. I bless you with success. You are the head and not the tail; you are above and not below. I bless you with health and strength of body, soul, and spirit.
I bless you with overflowing successfulness, enabling you to be a blessing to others. I bless you with spiritual influence, for you are the light of the world and the salt of the earth.
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You are like a tree planted by rivers of water. You will thrive in all your ways. I bless you with a depth of spiritual understanding and an intimate walk with your Lord. Return to Book Page. Every Christian longs for a better and more intimate prayer life. And one of the most effective ways to grow more powerful in prayer is to learn from the prayers of others. In this way they discover new ways to pray—new requests, concerns, and thanksgivings they can bring to God's throne of grace. That's what makes Covering Your Life in Prayer so special. It's an opportunity to Every Christian longs for a better and more intimate prayer life.
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