Prayer for graduates is so important, but especially during this pandemic season. Coronavirus has tried to steal the dreams and future plans of graduates and rob many of proms and promised graduation ceremonies. Creativity has offered alternate celebrations to seniors through drive-by parades, personally delivered diplomas, and virtual commencements. But the disappointment of missing the finale of a life-long goal still invades the hearts of so many.
Ten Ways to Encourage Children, Grandchildren, and Graduates By Rebecca Barlow Jordan They may be your children, your grandchildren, your friends, or your relatives. As graduates, they may qualify as “young” or “young-at-heart,” like Hazel Soares, a 94-year-old among the many graduates at Mills College several years ago, or 98-year-old Nola Ochs, who earned her master’s degree one year from Fort Hays State University. But they are all in need of your encouragement. Here are ten ways you can encourage them: