We need to pray fervently. Not just that our kids would have a good school year, but for direction and wisdom and clarity for us as moms, every step of the way. We need to pray for every tiny task on our to-do lists, from shopping to lunch packing to classroom volunteering and every “insignificant” thing in between. We need to listen carefully for His instruction, and we need to obey Him to the letter. We need to remind ourselves daily that He is preparing everything ahead of us, and though we are in a place of leadership over our families, we are really just middlemen, asking the Lord for guidance and leading exactly as the Lord instructs.
The best way we can prepare our homes (and hearts) for back-to-school is by turning the whole thing over to God and watching the Master Preparer go about His work.
I guarantee He’s capable of a heck of a lot more than I am, even at my most organized and “on top of it.” No amount of lists and lattes can measure up to the power of our God.
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