Elections are more than political exercises; they affect lives. Fear and confusion is gripping some children today, so they need our prayers. Two friends shared the following prayer requests and gave me permission to share them more broadly.
“My wife is a high school librarian. She called to let me know many Latino students are distraught. Their parents are not in the US legally and the students are afraid their parents will be deported.
“Please pray for these students. Today this is probably happening at schools throughout Texas.”
And another friend responded:
“My wife is a pre-k teacher . . . and she has felt and heard the same from her students, even at 4 years old. Prayers are definitely needed.”
No matter who we supported in Tuesday’s vote, we should care deeply for this children and their families.
(This post originally appeared on the Texas Baptists website.)