18 Ways to Jump Start Your Quiet Time in 2018

Recently I was talking with a friend about spiritual growth. Out of everything I’ve done in my journey in drawing closer to God, the one thing that has brought me closer to Christ than anything else was spending daily time in God’s Word. Yet as mom it’s not easy to do! The wonderful thing is there is no right way to do it. I’ve tried different methods during different seasons. The point of all of it is spending time reading {Read More}

4 Practical Strategies to Memorize Scripture {by Carlie Kercheval}

I’m excited to have my friend Carlie Kercheval on my blog today. Carlie and I haven’t meant in person (yet!) but I love her heart. Carlie loves to encourage and inspire women. I know you’ll be inspired! Personally, I’ve benefited from Scripture memory, too. I love how God springs those Scriptures back to me right when I need them! He’s so good!   A message from Carlie:   Scripture memorization is a vital part of my relationship with Jesus. From the {Read More}

Love May Abound | Philippians 1:6

Saturday Scripture Philippians 1:9-11 9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, 10 so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, 11 filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God. Prayer Father God, Thank you for Paul’s letter to the Philippians and the lessons we can learn from it. May {Read More}

Bible Reading Plans for the New Year

Today’s post is brought to you by my friend Kara Chupp over at: http://karachupp.com/ I met Kara through The Better Mom where we both are contributors, and we are so like-minded about many things … including adopting kiddos. Kara shares wonderful info on Bible Reading plans. (Key word on “plans.”) I know you will be blessed!   “Careful planning is part of what makes a person wise and productive. Not to plan is considered foolish and dangerous. This is true even {Read More}

Create In Me A Pure Heart

Saturday Scripture Psalm 51:10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Prayer God, renew my heart. Renew my spirit. Make it steadfast. Make it beat for your glory. Create in me a pure heart. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or Instagram.

Let All That You Do Be Done In Love.

Saturday Scripture 1 Corinthians 16:14 Let all that you do be done in love. Prayer God, thank you for the long list of To Do’s in my day. Let each one of them be done with the same kind of love you have shown me. Allow my life to be a representation of the depth and width of that love. Amen. I want my life to represent the depth and width of God’s love. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Are you {Read More}

A New Family Favorite (& Giveaway!)

A New Family Favorite We have no less than a dozen Bible story books and our kids love to read them. Bella, Casey and Alyssa were excited when the Treasury of Bible Stories arrived. And they were even more excited when I started to read. Rhyming books are always fun. We love Dr. Suess and we love rhymes. What a joy to find a Bible Story book with fun rhymes that catch a child’s interest! There are twenty stories in {Read More}

Saturday Scripture – Isaiah 54:10

  Saturday Scripture Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10 Prayer Thank you for your compassion. Give me reminders of your love throughout my days. Show me the steadfastness of your love. Reveal to me all that your have done and all that you will do.   Are you new here? You might want to {Read More}

Hope For Bible Study Newbies (Who Want to Train their Kids Well)

Hope For Bible Study Newbies (Who Want to Train their Kids Well) I’m not sure I should admit this, but as much as I loved Women Living Well, I felt a twinge of jealousy as I read chapter two. Unexpected emotions rolled around in my gut as I read about how Courtney’s mother sat down with her in fourth grade and taught her how to have a quiet time. I almost couldn’t relate to the picture of a young Courtney, {Read More}

Bible Study Brainstorm: 7 Ideas for Busy Moms

Bible Study Brainstorm: 7 Ideas for Busy Moms There being sixteen years between babies, I had forgotten a lot. Right after I adopted my younger children a couple years ago I began to remember. I remembered that I can’t even take a shower without peace, let alone get an hour of Bible Study prayer and journaling that I was used to. If you want time to study God’s Word but don’t find it possible with little ones… Here are 7 ideas for spending {Read More}

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