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This article contains affiliate links. The Be Yourself Journal can easily be used in a group setting. Some parishes are using it in small groups already!! Other moms are considering using it for a birthday party/ sleepover theme. Both are GREAT ideas and I encourage you to consider how you can share this journal in a fun way to a special young woman in your life! The Be Yourself … [Read more...] about “Be Yourself” Prayer Journal Parties for Girls: Themes, Prompts and Mini Lesson Plans
This article contains affiliate links. They say "to know someone is to love them". If this is true, which I believe it is, there are not many people in this world that love me better or more than my five-year-old son, Xavier. His innocence allows him to love me without boundaries or exceptions. He is honest, open and forgiving. He is also wise beyond his years. One day I was … [Read more...] about Innocent Wisdom: 3 Marital Lessons I Learned from My Son
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This post contains affiliate links. Please shop and support prayerwinechocolate! Writing and passing notes in school has been replaced with sneaking texts. Writing in a diary is much less common than posting on Instagram or Snapchat. These other "norms" for young people today make introducing prayer journaling more of a challenge to many "tech savvy" teens. Here are some suggestions on … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Tech Loving Teen to Prayer Journal