Sunday, June 24, 2018
Book Review: The Power Of A Praying Parent
Stormie Omartian's mega-bestselling The Power of a Praying? series (more than 8.2 million copies sold) is re-released with fresh cover designs to reach those eager to discover the power of prayer for their lives.
After decades of raising her children along with her husband, Michael, bestselling author Stormie Omartian looks back at the trials, joys, and power found in praying for her kids. In 30 easy-to-read chapters, Stormie shares from personal experience as to how parents can pray for their children's safety character adolescence peer pressure school experiences friends relationship with God.
This resource will encourage readers in the parenting journey whether their kids are three or thirty-three.
“The Power Of A Praying Parent ” is a Christian, religious, non-fiction book by author Stormie Omartian.
I got this book from my sister and it was the best book I read in 2017. It became my partner, my travelling buddy, my prayer guide, as every chapter was food to the soul for me.
The author gives you prayer points for every possible situation with childbearing - from pregnancy to giving birth, to beyond, using real-life and personal experiences. The good thing is that you can still use and apply the prayers and scriptures from the book every day.
The book starts off with a chapter called "Becoming a Praying Parent." Once you start reading it, your whole heart opens up to the two sides of parenting - the easy and the difficult, and how to live through them. And the next chapter is "Releasing My Child into God's Hands." With this second chapter, you feel more relaxed having children in the world of today filled with many and daily atrocities.
As I read the book, I saw myself saying each prayer not just for my child, but my nephew, my husband, my siblings, my parents, my relatives, my in-laws, my friends... I prayed for everyone close and dear to me.
It was a fantastic book, and I'm sure I'll read it over and over again.