As Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, two days from now in fact, it is time to start thinking about Mom. I know for some people this can be a difficult time of year, whether it is due to the loss of your Mother or because you may have grown up in an environment where you Mother was less than loving. The one thing that we all can do, however, is prayer for our Mom’s. No matter what the circumstances were surrounding your childhood, good or bad, it is in our power to encourage and seek the power to forgive, if need be, through prayer and understanding.

Sometimes it is difficult to be able to forgive wrongs that have been done to us. It can even be difficult to be willing to pray for those who may have done us harm in our past. However, in order to live our lives to the fullest, we need to learn to move forward. One of the ways to work through our problems is through prayer.

Perhaps you have been blessed with a loving, supportive Mom. Prayer still is a wonderful thing, for parents go through struggles and when you pray, you can help them get through it.

Lord,

We thank you for your guidance and support in our lives. We thank you for our parents giving us life. We ask that you will bless them this day to know you and understand your ways. To follow in your path, open their hearts and minds to your will. Wrap them in your arms of love and take care of them. Bless them with health and happiness and the willingness and understanding to follow you. Give them strength to make it through the trials that come each day. Thank you for blessing us with your enduring love and tender mercies.

In Jesus Name we pray, Amen