Foster Parent Prayers May 15

God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day. Psalm 46:5 … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayers May 12

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Foster Parent Prayers May 10

The precepts of the Lord are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to their eyes. The fear of the Lord is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the Lord are firm, and all of them are righteous. They are more precious than gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb. Psalm 19:8-10 … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayer for May 9

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28   … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayer for May 8

It was a long weekend at Casa Smallwood. I wasn't able to post prayers on Saturday or Sunday because I was dealing with a situation with one of my kids. That situation led me to this prayer for today (I had it scheduled for later in the month but I myself need to pray it today).   We need to be on our knees interceding for our foster children and imploring God to heal their broken hearts and redeem their impossible situations. Will you join me in that prayer?   … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayers Day 5

What is your prayer for your foster kids? … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayers Day 4

    Follow along for the month of May as we post #fosterparentprayers daily on Instagram @melissasmallwood and Facebook @melissasmallwoodwriter. … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayers Day 3

  Join us on Instagram @melissasmallwood or Facebook @melissasmallwoodwriter for a month of #fosterparentprayers in honor of Foster Care Month. … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayers Day 2

  Join me on IG @melissasmallwood and FB @melissasmallwoodwriter as we pray daily for foster kids the entire month of May. Post your own prayer with #fosterparentprayers and be sure to tag me too. … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Prayers

May is National Foster Care month. If you've ever visited my blog, you know that foster care is a personal passion for me for many reasons. I spent time in the foster care system as a child and my husband and I are currently licensed foster parents. In addition, we have adopted children from foster care. Parenting kids that have been exposed to the trauma that is typical in foster care situations is challenging, rewarding, exhausting and fun, all at the same time. I am brought to my knees daily by the magnitude of the responsibility and the realization that I can't give these precious kids what they need apart from the strength and grace of Jesus Christ. There are many unknowns in the foster care journey. The fate of children you love and the biological parents you are rooting for is … [Read more...]

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