There is nothing stronger than the power of prayer. While your soldier is serving their country, you want to pray for them, but sometimes it is hard to find the words. These rich, powerful prayers for protection, peace, strength, wisdom and faith are written from the heart. This book is perfect for the spouse, parent, friend or even prayer group who is praying for one special soldier or for all who may be in harm's way. There is also a special section of prayers for the one who waits at home.
With over 2.3 million active and reserve military personnel, there are that many families who are waiting at home and praying for their well being. While My Soldier Serves features 111 prayers for their soldier and 53 prayers for the one who waits at home. These thoughtful, specific prayers target the issues soldiers face every day such as for wisdom, strength, faith, protection, encouragement, comfort, and their team. Prayers for the one who waits at home include fear, loneliness, patience, faith, strength, and community. Written so that it can be used by anyone who loves a soldier, it is perfect for parents, spouses, friends or even groups who band together to pray for our soldiers.
As the mother of an active duty Marine, Edie Melson lived this book before she wrote it. Edie understands what it is to face adversity and come out triumphant on the other side. Her years as a wife, mother, and ministry leader have given her a unique perspective to reach out to others facing the same struggles. Shes the Military Family Blogger for Guideposts.org, social media director for several writing websites, and a popular ministry and conference speaker.