Prayers for Faithful Families: Everyday Prayers for Everyday Life

Prayers for Faithful Families: Everyday Prayers for Everyday Life

by Traci Smith

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Overview

Prayers for Faithful Families equips busy parents with simple prayers, written in ordinary language, for a wide variety of occasions. From everyday moments like mealtime and bedtime to milestones such as the first day of school, the death of a pet, or welcoming a new baby, this unique prayer book is an invaluable resource for creating meaningful faith connections at home throughout the highs and lows of family life. Straightforward and flexible, Prayers for Faithful Families helps parents turn ordinary and extraordinary moments into opportunities to teach children that God is with them through all of life's joys and challenges. Tips for praying in creative ways and for creating sacred space at home are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506452241
Publisher: Beaming Books
Publication date: 02/11/2020
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Traci Smith is an ordained minister, mother of three, and author. Traci's passion is helping families find times for connection and spiritual nourishment amid the hustle and bustle of daily life. What began as a quest to help her own family has provided valuable insight for thousands of others. Traci believes faith practices should be fun, easy to fit into daily life, and accessible to all. Visit her at traci-smith.com

Table of Contents

General Introduction to the Book

Prayers for Every Day
Introduction to Prayers for Every Day
Morning
Evening
Mealtime
Bathtime
Bedtime

Milestones
Introduction to Milestones
Pregnancy
New Baby
Baptism
First Steps
Lost Tooth
First Day of School
Before a Performance or Athletic Event
Prayers for Adolescence
Graduation
Moving Out

Celebrations
Introduction to Celebrations
Birthday
New House/House Blessing
Moving
Receiving a Guest
Getting Together with Extended Family
Welcoming a New Pet
Celebrating an Accomplishment
Anniversary
Mother's Day
Father's Day
Grandparent's Day

Emotions
Introduction to Emotions
Joy
Upset/Out of Sorts
Worry
Homesickness
Failure

Difficult Times
Introduction to Difficult Times
Family Member or Friend Has Died
Pet Has Died/Pet Funeral
Divorce or Separation
A Prayer for Something Lost
Family Strife
Fear of the Dark (or any other fear)
Going to the Dr.
Illness
Hospital
Surgery
When there Are No Words
For a Fresh Start
Family Decisions

Holy Days
Introduction to Holy Days
New Year's Day
Valentine's
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas

Alternative Prayers
Introduction to Alternative Prayers
Wind Prayers
Praying Through Movement
Praying Through Art
Bubble Prayers
Prayer Beads and Boxes

Supplemental Material
Creating Sacred Space at Home
Traditions, Ceremonies and Spiritual Practices
Prayer and Stages of Faith
Thoughts on Mystery, Doubt, and Wonder

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