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}

10 Ways to Nourish Your Creative Soul + Printable & Giveaway {by Sarah Humphrey}

Mother’s make the world go round; they really do! In so many facets of daily life, moms are the outlet that God uses to show nurture, compassion, and presence to children, both young and old. Once a mother, always a mother! Though I am probably considered a young mom, I’ve been granted the opportunity to dive in deeply and in ways I didn’t plan for. My story of motherhood came with quite a long list of unreconciled grief and also {Read More}

Never Too Busy for Jesus

“Reverence for God adds hours to each day.” Proverbs 10:27 (TLB) At this moment, I’m preparing for a conference in South Africa, trying to stay on top of my writing, and I have TEN children, all in various stages of life. If I were to have an excuse not to take time to be with Jesus, this would be it. Staying up late every night until midnight, packing during the day and chasing kids around the house, you’d think I’d cherish every extra {Read More}

Walking with Jesus

Walking with Jesus   One of my favorite things about writing devotions for Mornings with Jesus was sitting down and thinking about my own encounters with Jesus—really taking that time to reflect on my relationship with Him. I began writing or thinking about each devotion by asking myself, “What Scriptures have really impacted my life?” I would write out the Scripture verse, and then jot down experiences I’ve had that are related to that verse. It was a wonderful time {Read More}

Spend Time in Jesus’ Presence

Spend Time in Jesus’ Presence   It’s funny how much we grow and change in our life with God. Just the other day I was thinking about how much my devotional time has matured and blossomed, just as I have. When I first started quiet time with God I thought the goal was to learn the most about God as I could. I read commentaries and studied books. Then one day I felt God whispering to my heart, “You know {Read More}

3 Ways to Improve Your Prayers… & Find Freedom in the Process

3 Ways to Improve Your Prayers & find freedom in the process   Prayer has transformed my life and it’s led me on wonderful paths that I never expected, but it hasn’t always been that way. It’s taken me a while for feel as if I understood prayer, and considered myself an praying person. Maybe it’s because of my misconceptions that I had since childhood. What are your first memories of prayer and how God works? Here are a few {Read More}

5 Benefits of Reading God’s Word {and One Big Problem}

  5 Benefits of Reading God’s Word The beginning of this year I felt the desire to read through my Bible again. I’ve read through six times before, and putting God’s Word in my heart changes my life. On a whim, I asked if anyone on Facebook would like to join me—200+ women did! Reading through the Bible is the same as providing water, soil, and sunlight to a new plant. It’s what’s needed for God’s children to grow! Growing {Read More}

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