• Gospel Infographic

    Back to School Prayer Acrostic

    A couple weeks ago, my son bounded down the stairs before I left for work, proclaiming, “I am so excited!” “Why is that?” I asked. “I get to start Kindergarten,” he proudly proclaimed. Then he marched over to our fridge calendar and showed me how many days until the start of the school year. My older daughter, on the other hand, isn’t so sure she wants summer to be over. She’s nervous about a new class and fears it won’t be as fun as last year. Whatever your situation—starting school, packing a child’s lunch, or slowly sipping pumpkin lattes—chances are you’ve got a lot on your mind. Yet, no matter…

  • Heartprints

    Back to School Prayers

    It’s been a little over 3 weeks since my firstborn started Kindergarten. I am happy to report that for the most part, things are going great. Of course, there were a few meltdowns at first about bringing a lunch from home versus buying food in the cafeteria, but I am thinking this just goes with the territory, right? Life transitions can be tricky to navigate. And, sometimes we get so busy navigating them that it’s easy to forget one of the most important things—prayer. A year ago, I did a “Back to School Prayer Challenge” for the ministry where I work. Looking back on the posts, they’ve felt timely and…