Thursday, February 9

The Ultimate Mom Giveaway

Welcome to my P31 Encouragement for Today friends… I’m glad you popped over to my place for a visit.  We’re totally casual over here.  Kick your shoes off, let your hair down, and let’s hang out for a bit.

The articles you are looking for, are linked below.  But first…

Today, I’m offering the “Ultimate Mom Giveaway.”  I’m giving away TWO gift packages worth over $50 each!  I’ll be giving both packages to one of you so you’ll have one to keep and one to give away.

Each gift package contains… A $25 Target gift card, a copy of my book “Am I Messing Up My Kids”, and a copy of my book “Becoming More than a Good Bible Study Girl”.

How fun.

So, here’s all you have to do to be entered to win:

Send a link or links to a friend, inviting her to come get some mommy encouragement from a post on this site (see suggested links below).

Then click on the word “comments” below, follow the prompts and tell me who you invited.  For each person you list, you will be entered that many times into this random drawing.

See?  The more you invite, the greater your chances of winning.

If there’s one thing I know about moms, it’s that we all need a few laughs and doses of encouragement.  And certainly a Target gift card and some free books couldn’t hurt either.  Right?  So, invite away sweet friend.

Here are some mom posts your friends may want to check out… you can copy the links from here and paste them right into an email to your friend:

If she needs a little laugh…

If she needs some heart touching encouragement:

If someone has recently bumped into her happy…

If she’s struggling trying to find the right formula for raising kids…

If she wants to learn to pray boldly for her kids…

If she needs a little help with conflict resolution…

Happy Day!


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    All I want is some good people to pray for me. All I do is continuously eat. I’m getting fatter and none of my clothes fit. I have lost total control and I’m in a vicious cycle. Please help me. Please pray for me.

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    Andy Bates says:

    Hi Lysa!! I sent your link to 6 wonderful women in my small group at church!!


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    Jenny Brown says:

    i invited tricia, paige, samantha, anna, amanda, julie

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    Our Women’s Bible Study group is going to start your book “What Happens When Women Say Yes to God” this month. I wanted to learn a little more about you and the book so checked out your sight! My co-worker read the first few pages available on Amazon with me and we both ordered a copy:) I can hardly wait!! Thanks:)

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    I sent the link to my sister, Leslie P.


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    Shannon Ryan says:

    I sent the link to my two sisters: Lisa Tucker and Andrea Tucker
    And my dad’s wife: Karina Tucker
    Thank you for your words!

  7. 407

    I love your blog and this contest is a fun idea! I would love to win your books ~ to read and to share! ;) I have sent the link with “if she wants to learn to pray boldly for her kids” to the following peeps: Dawn C, Cheryl P, Leah C, Abby H, Julie H, Angela D, Teri B, Laura B, Caycee C, Faith G, Alyson H, Irene C, Jackie M, Kylie T, Kate R, Natalia K. Blessings to you!

  8. 408

    I sent links to Jen and Katie.

  9. 409

    I sent the link to my sister, who is a pastor’s wife. She has a friend who needs the Lord to help her with some issues she is facing.

    Be Encouraged. Let God have control of you & your issues, He is the only one who can fix you. Get into His Word.

    I just want to thank the Lord for giving me a wonderful son, & helping me as his mom. He is 19 yrs old now & in college, so my role has changed. Now I do a lot of praying, calling, & sending notes of encouragement. God is good all the time & all the time God is good.

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    Thanks for the great blog. My friend and I have been struggling to find the right “formula” for our kids. I forget to stop and just pray… Show me your way Lord (until after the fact).

    I emailed this to link to the following:
    Lauren Snodgrass ; sis ;; Jessica Lucas ; Amanda Stephenson ;;

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    Tammy Sweeney says:

    I sent the Bad Moments Don’t Make Bad Moms link to:
    Karen Gosdin, Amanda Structemeyer, Lisa Lees and Abbey Wolf. They all loved it and plan to get signed up for your daily emails. I had a friend send it to me and I am now signed up also. THANK YOU for being real!!!!

  12. 412

    I sent the links to my Mom’s In Touch group – Tara, Kym, Suja, Sharon, Nanci, Kelly and my friends Jennifer, Lauren, Lauri and Olga for a total of 10!

  13. 413

    I sent the link to my mom.
    I shared it with my sisters Kay and Grace.
    I sent it to my cousins Cheryl, May, Miles, and my friend Mylene.
    Thank you for sharing!

  14. 414

    I posted the links on my facebook page and I am going to create a printout for my Sunday School class (10 lovely ladies) with info about the webcast on the 20th and these links. Some of our ladies would prefer the printout version! lol

  15. 415

    Sent the link to Susan, Susie, Peggy, Terry, and Heidi.

  16. 416

    I sent it to my sister, Jamie and some close friends; Krista, Melissa, Tammy, Tiffany

  17. 417

    Good morning! It is 5:35 AM and I am getting ready to go on my weekend training run. I am training for a marathon. I working on “wogging” (jogging & walking) around 10 miles today. I wanted to read a devotional this morning before starting my day. (I’m trying to be as quiet as possible since my husband is sleeping but these keys are so noisy). I have sent your links to many friends and people on my e-mail contacts. Here’s the list:,

  18. 418

    Sent this my daughter Morgan. I told her I wish I would have thought of praying for her to get caught. She can avoid that mistake with my granddaughter. Ha – love your posts!

  19. 419

    I am new to the site so I am bookmarking and reading these links in this post as time permits today :). I have sent this blog post to Sue, Sue, Christine, Julie, Chassity and Karen. All of us are moms with large families, we are our biggest critics, aren’t we?

  20. 420

    I sent the link to my three sisters Darlene, Darcia and Sheila.

  21. 421

    I love your posts! They are easy to relate to and speak to my heart – Thank you! I sent this post to Kathy, Kari, Johnna, Mindy, Missy, Karen, Linda, and Val. (Mom, sister, aunts, cousins, and friends)

  22. 422

    Wow, thanks for doing this hope I can still enter.
    I sent the website link to:
    Pastor Carol
    Pastor Jane
    Mrs. Alexis
    Melissa W.

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    Nancy Gallardo says:

    I sent the link to some of my Christian mom friends: my sister Elisa, my friends Cathy, Robin, and Tonya. Thank you so much for your encouraging words. They are uplifting and a great reminder that none of us have it all figured out.

  24. 424

    Thanks for your wonderful blog – I look forward to reading it daily. I sent this to Lori, Peggy, Beth R and Beth S.

  25. 425

    and I just sent it to Rochelle so that is 5. thanks

  26. 426

    I invited Corrie

  27. 427

    I just sent an email to 30 of my friends from my 3 small groups, church, work friends and friends!!! I tell everyone how I love your devotions, so now they have links!!! =) I can list them all if I need to!! haha! =)

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    Suzanne Riggs says:

    I missed you this weekend in Greenville NC, but heard good things. I am sharing your post with family and friends, Melva, Lori, Leslie, Keisha, Katherine, Erin, Betty, Candi, Carrie, Cheryl, Dana, Denise, and Nikki. I’m looking forward to reading more from you. Thanks

  29. 429

    Hi. love this encouragement. I sent to my Bible study and small group ladies~ Susan, Marcie, Suzanne, Julia, Christy, Pam, Amy, Val…..

  30. 430

    Don’t I ow if I made it for the drawing or not, but I appreciate the opportunity to encourage my friends with the links! I sent it to 16 of my best buds. Have a blessed week!

  31. 431

    Don’t I know if I made it for the drawing or not, but I appreciate the opportunity to encourage my friends with the links! I sent it to 16 of my best buds. Have a blessed week!

  32. 432
    Michelle Odom says:

    I invited Lisa, Mandy, Michele, Aimee, Amy, Becky, Leslie, Lora, Lisa E, Jessica F, Jessica P, Charity, Crystal, Rachel A, Rachel R, Melanie, Alex, Amanda, Brittanie, Carrie, Darla, Debbie, Miranda, Missy, and Sara. Thanks!

  33. 433

    I sent a link to 11 of my friends. Thank you, have a great and blessed week

  34. 434

    I sent this to my sister. She and I need some words the most in my small world of friends.

  35. 435

    I sent to 3 of my friends-Tammy, Kristin, Kerry

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    Tina feuerhak says:

    Thanks lysa for the many encouraging words:) I forwarded to my mom, sister, & 5 of my friends, we are going thru made to crave book/dvd some of us for the 2nd time!

  37. 437

    I shared with my friend Barbra!

  38. 438

    I shared with my friend Malinda!~

  39. 439

    I have shared with my friend Nikki!

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    I shared with 970 friends on facebook and “publicly” Does that count? lol just in case.. here is the link! and I just want to say thank you for sharing soo much of yourself. We just began your Made to Crave at our Women’s Ministry and I know God brought me to you and the group! I was gonna do the Beth Moore group but He knew my spirit needed to be nourished and I needed to defeat this ongoing battle with my weight (and I already love carrot sticks — problem is with 1000 island dressing hahaha) Ok gotta go take the kiddos to swim lessons and my time at the GYM! YAY Thanks again!!

  41. 441

    I shared with my friend, Ivyia. Thanks!

  42. 442

    Lysa, I have your devotional, ordered my books and dvd’s. I would love to meet you and I am not the only one here in Fort Wayne, IN. I sent this to 19 of my friends on
    Facebook. God bless you!!

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    I sent to my friend, Shurl. :-)

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    Dena Neely says:

    I posted to my Face Book I have over 3,000 friends… Lysa you are a Great Woman of God…