I feel so blessed to have a group of moms to pray with twice a month. Then later when I hear my daughter mention these moms’ kids’ names, I feel connected in prayer and UVA life. I can see the difference prayer has made in all of our lives. There have been specific answers and joys and fellowship that make the 40 minute drive to McLean a blessing. Today’s answer was fast and had an exclamation point when my daughter relayed her wonderful day and then said she had to stop talking to quickly take a picture of a rainbow. God’s promises so obvious, so priceless. 🙂

Ann Stewart/Mom of Christine Stewart (Class of 2019)

Last semester my HOO wanted to drop out of UVA, and this semester she loves it. In fact, she couldn’t wait to get back there after spring break! She received excellent grades, is volunteering, training for a marathon, and is now one of UVA’s ZUMBA instructors. Will wonders never cease?Actually miracles do prevail and MomsHooPray help make that happen. Thank you and thank you all very much MomsHooPray. Meeting you all in person and receiving such openly given support as well as your comforting emails helped me get through.Most importantly, your prayers of love and support gave me the strength to help me help my daughter through what was a horrible time for her – a horrible time also compounded by having three major bouts of physical illnesses.Words can never thank you enough. It was a “miracle” that I was introduced to MomsHooPray reminding me of the power of faith and the healing power of prayer. And thank GOD, literally and always.

A first year momHOOprays

MomsHooPray has been a real lifeline for me during my sons’ years at UVA.  At the meetings, I know we will share requests for 30 minutes and pray for 30 minutes; the time will be well-invested.  I know the other moms have come to understand the joys and struggles unique to UVA and to my particular children.  I know that, in answer to these women’s faithful prayers, my sons have made new friends, grown spiritually, experienced fellowship, survived exams, and gotten jobs.  One son even managed, by God’s grace, to propose and get married!  I will always cherish the memory of these women’s faces around the circle as they encouraged me to believe in God’s provision for my children.

For me, the MHP prayer time has become a harbor and the group a lifeline during that crazy season of life called “sending our kids to college.”  I’m so grateful!

Nancy Rooker/Mom of Ronnie and Stephen Rooker (Classes of 2014 and 2016)

Thank you again for your great ministry through this group. Though I have not been able to attend a single meeting, I have felt a part of it, and that I could turn to it for support. I will be glad to continue to be on your list and keep praying for Hoos.

Beky Hazelton/Mom of Katie Hazleton (Class of 2013)


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