The value of a praying mother is a guide to Christian parenting.The author uses real life examples in making her points.The author stresses the value of prayer in raising children.The events in this story are all true. The names have been changed to protect their identity.Isabel Byrum begins by saying," How delightful to step into the home where God is counselor of both parent and child! How blessed the companionship in such a home! There God counsels in sweet, tender tones. He teaches his will and gives the needed wisdom. God is man's truest and best teacher. James says, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally ... and it shall be given him." Be the home ever so beautiful, if it is not a house of prayer, it is not a place of true happiness. Parents should often commune with the Lord; especially the mother, with her many cares and perplexities, if she would do justice to the little ones entrusted to her care."