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

Praying for Your Prodigal Daughter

Hope, Help & Encouragement for Hurting Parents

Paperback Published: 29th January 2008
ISBN: 9781416551867
Number Of Pages: 334

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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?

"How I wish Praying for Your Prodigal Daughter was available when my journey as a prodigal's mom began! What a wealth of encouragement, reality checks, and practical help for hurting parents. Janet's transparency brings hope in what often feels like a hopeless situation." -- Chris Adams, Women's Enrichment and Ministers' Wives Specialist, LifeWay Christian Resources
"Janet Thompson has produced a dynamic prayer resource coupled with practical everyday suggestions for managing your hurts, doubts, and emotions while you wait for your prodigal daughter to return. Thank you, Janet, for baring your heart and bringing wise counsel to families." -- Debbie Taylor Williams, speaker and author of Pray with Purpose, Live with Passion
"Finally, a book I can recommend to parents of prodigal daughters! This message of hope and encouragement is for every parent who has experienced the pain of a wayward child. Thank you, Janet, for your honesty in sharing your own firsthand experience, as well as the experiences of others. Get several copies because you will want to pass this book around!" -- Vicki Courtney, national speaker and bestselling author of Your Girl: Raising a Godly Daughter in an Ungodly World

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Praying for Your Prodigal Daughter
Praying Dailyp. 11
Praying Biblicallyp. 19
Praying Expectantlyp. 29
Praying Persistentlyp. 39
Praying Sacrificiallyp. 51
Praying Unceasinglyp. 63
Praying Thankfullyp. 71
Praying with Purpose for Your Prodigal Daughter
Praying to Break Generational Sinp. 83
Praying as a Couplep. 95
Praying as a Familyp. 105
Living Life with Your Prodigal Daughter
Defining a Prodigal Daugherp. 119
Setting Boundariesp. 135
Surviving in Marriagep. 149
Maintaining a "Normal" Familyp. 159
Making It All about Herp. 167
Confronting Our Own Mistakesp. 177
Resolving Conflictp. 187
Supporting Each Otherp. 199
Questioning Your Role with Your Prodigal Daughter
What Did We Do to Cause This?p. 211
What Is Unconditional Love?p. 223
What Will Our Friends Think?p. 235
What If She Never Repents?p. 243
Welcoming Home Your Prodigal Daughter
Celebrating Her Returnp. 255
Extending Unconditional Forgivenessp. 265
Nurturing the Mother-Daughter Relationshipp. 277
Needing a Fatherp. 289
Sharing Your Testimonyp. 299
Epiloguep. 309
Appendix
Forty Days of Praying Scripture for Your Daughterp. 313
Prayer and Praise Journalp. 321
Notesp. 325
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ISBN: 9781416551867
ISBN-10: 1416551867
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 334
Published: 29th January 2008
Publisher: HOWARD PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.99  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1

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