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Praying for Your Prodigal Daughter : Hope, Help & Encouragement for Hurting Parents
by Janet Thompson


Overview - Offering hope, help, and encouragement to hurting parents of prodigal daughters, author Janet Thompson shares out of her own experience as a prodigal daughter and as the mother of a prodigal daughter. And the key to the help she offers is prayer .  Read more...

 
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Overview
Offering hope, help, and encouragement to hurting parents of prodigal daughters, author Janet Thompson shares out of her own experience as a prodigal daughter and as the mother of a prodigal daughter. And the key to the help she offers is prayer.

While you, as a hurting mom or dad, may know that you need to pray for your daughter, this walk-along-beside-you book will take you gently by the hand and show you how. In it you will find candid stories of other parents of prodigals -- and even the stories of prodigals themselves.

Don't wait until you have a prodigal situation. Any parent will benefit from this book's incredible insights, prayers, and stories. Praying for Your Prodigal Daughter is about hope, help, and support from others who have walked a similar road.

Chapter Topics Include

- Setting Boundaries - Surviving in Marriage - Resolving Conflict

- Making it All About Her - What Did We Do to Cause This?

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781416551867
  • ISBN-10: 1416551867
  • Publisher: Howard Books
  • Publish Date: January 2008
  • Page Count: 334
  • Dimensions: 9 x 5.9 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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Books > Religion > Christian Life - Prayer

 
Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page 51.
  • Review Date: 2007-11-12
  • Reviewer: Staff

Thompson (Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer) offers Christian mothers practical help and ample—even overwhelming—resources for praying for their prodigal daughters according to biblical principles. Thompson, whose own past included years as a “prodigal” who ran from God, rededicated her life to Christ only to discover that her poor example had confused and influenced her daughter, Kim, to follow in her footsteps. The author writes candidly, in topical format, instructing and encouraging mothers to pray fervently for their daughters no matter how dire the circumstance, how long the wait or how resistant their children have become. Each of Thompson’s chapters includes brief narratives authored by a praying mother followed by a daughter’s autobiographical essay. Many of Thompson’s own heartfelt entries are drawn from her personal diary. Readers will find Thompson’s book clearly laid out and simple to digest. Particularly helpful are suggestions for both praying scripture (as found in the appendix) and in the practical application found in the family and support group discussion questions. Thompson’s heart for drawing prodigal daughters back to the fold is clear; however, some readers might feel weighed down by the overabundance of ideas to implement into their prayer lives. (Feb.)

 
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