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My Heart's Prayer for My Oldest Daughter's 10th Birthday:

My Father in heaven,

I pray for the strength to live my everyday so completely in love with You, that when my Children grow up, they will also live their lives so completely in love with You by living a life that makes me so proud of them because I know You, our perfect God, are proud of them. Thank you for showing me what true, lasting happiness really is!

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Famous Quotes for Parenting:

"One of the most important things we adults can do for young children is to model the kind of person we would like them to be." -Carol B. Hillman

"Treat the child as though he already is the person he's capable of becoming." -Haim Ginott

"Parents are teachers, guides, leaders, protectors, and providers for their children." -Iyanla Vanzant

"If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent." -Bette Davis

"Children close their ears to advicem but open their eyes to example." -Unknown

"There are two gifts we should give our children. One is roots, the other is wings." -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"To the world, you are one person. To your child, you are the world." -Unknown

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin

"Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory bank of our children." -Charles R. Swindoll

"The best thing you can give your children is time." -JD Ghai

"One generation full of deeply loving parents would change the brain of the next generation, and after that... the world." -Dr. Charles Raison

"What a child doesn't reveice, he can seldom later give." -P.D. James

"Never do for a child what he is capable of doing for himself.” -Elizabeth Hainstock

“Children thrive when parents set before them increasingly difficult, but always meetable challenges.” -Unknown

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jeremycolombo 2 years ago

Very well written! We are to aspire to have a heart after God's and pray that our children do the same. We are also to pray for their future spouse and future children. Such an impact can be made there!

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Michelle Ascani 2 years ago from Deep in the Heart of Texas Author

The hardest part of parenting is being the model for how you want your children to grow up to be. Teaching it is so much easier that having to live up to it also. Lord give us the strength because I know I want my children to learn from my mistakes and do better than me.

Patty 2 years ago

Praying for a child to desire a heart like the Lord's is the most important thing any parent can do.

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