Didn’t I just take this picture? Our end-of-the-year school picnic seems only days ago.
Summer? Are we so close to saying goodbye?
Since this picture we have beached it, parked it, picnicked it, pooled it, swam it, slid it, slept in, stayed up, picked beans, made smores, and watched Gabby win the Gold. (Man I love that girl)
(I’ll give you one guess which little boy here keeps me on my toes.)
But it is true. A new school year begins next week, as does a fresh chapter in our family. Our life is made of “School Year Seasons”. Isn’t it true? First Grade… Third grade… Preschool.
Note To Self: Must invent a time machine. And make it stop.
The Lord has been stirring an urgency in my soul. A pressing need to start fervently prayin’ up my babies. Sweet them. Gosh, don’t we just love our babies??
I want to invite you to pray with me. Grab your coffee and your knee pads. It is time to cover our kiddos head to toe. In prayer.
Let’s name this series, “Praying Up Our Babies” for the new school year.
Paul says, Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6
What anxious thoughts come to you when thinking about the upcoming school year?
I think about busyness. And the rush. I so want my boys to adjust well to their classes, to bond with a new teacher and make special little friendships. God has a plan for my babies.
He has a good plan for your babies, too.
Over the next two weeks, we will spend several mornings together, ushering our babies into the Throne Room of God. Asking on their behalf a number of requests.
Will you join me?
Here are a few topics that come to my mind. Help me brainstorm here.
Praying Up Our Babies
- Teachers & leaders
- children in class
- parent relationships
This will get us going. I’m sure we will think of more as we go.
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Let’s lock arms and storm the gates on behalf of our children.
Tomorrow we will begin.
Leave a comment and let me know if we are in this together! I’d love to know what comes to your mind when praying up your baby.
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