A Mother’s Prayer

Father in heaven, you speak all things into being. You create life with your words, and they bring light to the darkness.

Lord, bring light to my darkness today. The future can feel scary and is filled with the unknown. When my mind strays to anxious thoughts, light a path back to clarity and peace.

May your light enter our household today and bring understanding. My kids are still learning to trust in you, and I don’t want them to fear the future. Give them peace and clear direction today.

Thank you for answering my children’s prayers. Thank you for the whispered words they say just before bed–so often funny and always heartfelt. Thank you for for putting them in my life.

In Christ’s name, amen.

excerpted from Pocket Prayers for Mothers
© Max Lucado with Andrea Lucado