At one of my baby showers, I was given an amazing and thoughtful gift. A simple book called "Mom's Prayer Journal" by Rachel Jones. I knew it was neat but I didn't dive into it immediately.
Then, as many of you know, I was asked to be director (leader, I can't remember the exact term) of our Mom's ministry at church. We do the Jean Stockdale studies (Jean is the Mom's director at Bellevue Baptist in Memphis). And Jean focuses a lot on praying for your children - as we should!
During our session one day, we were discussing the question "do we pray for our children." I was amazed by one women's neat way of praying for her children. She keeps a prayer journal for them. That way, one day - she can go back and show them the prayers she prayed and the way God answered them.
So, today - I started being a praying mom. I am using these 2 resources - the Mom's Prayer Journal and a prayer journal for Hayes. The Mom's Prayer Journal is divided into sections and just supplies verses and apply to that topic (ex: Salvation or A heart like His). I love it!
I am already excited about showing Hayes this when he grows up. I hope to have many journals to give him.
Link to Mom's Prayer Journal: http://www.momsprayerjournal.com/index.php