Oh friends, we were up in the wee hours of the morning with our little Brock. It seems he and I have been fortunate enough to catch the nasty congestion and cold that’s been making its way through our family this week.
He’s just so pitiful.
As you can imagine, I started worrying late in the night when I heard that too familiar wet cough deep in his chest. Do not ever google “cough and congestion in a 5 week old” at midnight. Just don’t do it.
I was convinced that his cold was easily turning into pneumonia.
After a call into our pediatrician after hours nurse, she assured me he was fine for the night and scheduled us an appointment for him to be checked this morning.
We’re on our way there now.
Here’s where today’s post comes in.
I prayed over my sweet baby last night.
Sometimes, there’s nothing else that we know to do.
And as the rain pounded hard outside all night long, I prayed for the many people that are dealing with unimaginable loss this morning due to flooding in our area. Then, there are the wildfires on the west coast. And the awful events in Oregon this week.
Goodness, we have a lot to pray about.
Last year I read the book Before Amen by Max Lucado.
This was such an easy read and I highly recommend this book if you’re like me and tend to over complicate prayer.
There is truly power in praying simple prayers.
This little devotional book is based on the Before Amen book and shares 40 simple prayers.
Here is an example of one of the “pocket prayers”:
Isn’t that just so simple?
For today’s #shareitsaturday, I have 3 copies of the pocket prayers devotional book that I’d like to give away.
It’s perfect for your purse, to keep in the car or with your Bible.
Simply comment below and list a prayer request for me to remember in praying for you this week.
All entries should be made by 11:59pm on the day of this post – Saturday, Oct. 3.
Winners will be selected and announced in tomorrow’s post (and also contacted via email).
There’s no limit to how many items you can win this month – if you like the giveaway, enter via the comments! Simple and easy 🙂
The winner of yesterday’s Indoor Family Camp-out Starter Kit giveaway is:
Amber! Congratulations, Amber – you’ll be receiving an email with all of the details for your prize.
Encouragement for the Day:
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