Friday, August 14, 2009

Brother-Sister Prayer Time

We say prayers with the kids each night at bedtime.  Brandon was gone the other night (he usually puts the boys to bed while I feed Harper), so we had sibling prayer time downstairs before bed.  They loved it.  The boys prayed what they thought Harper would be thankful for too.  And we have several missionaries that we pray for.  (Andy Rodriguez was at our church a few weeks ago, and we had lunch with him afterwards.  He's kind of a rock star at our house, since we pray for him and his ministry every night.)

I know it looks like our children are summoning the spirits of their dead ancestors in this picture, but trust me, they are praying:

Dear God,

Thank you for Mommy and Daddy and Harper.  Thank you for diapers and bottles.  Thank you for D.U. and Mihai (missionaries in Romania), and thank you for Andy Rodriguez teaching all the people in Japan about you, God.  Please let him have chairs and a church and people so he can have a church there, God.  Thank you for all my friends at church, God, and to let us chase after you.  Thank you for our friend Pablo, and Brian in Africa, and please help them to have food and clothes and a school (these are the Compassion kids we sponsor.)  Thank you for Thailand and please help all the people there to know you.  Thank you for all our really cool posters and for the whole world.  And thank you for Jesus who died on the cross for our sins.



Abby said...

They are precious! I love it that they pray together like that. We have to make our kiddos sit at the table otherwise when one is praying the other is playing. Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Wow! What a great post! :) Sheila

~The South Dakota Cowgirl~ said...

That is sooooo cute! I love it!