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36 Quotes & Bible Verses for When You’re Having a Bad Day

36 Quotes & Bible Verses for when you're having a bad day - This inspiration and encouragement from God can turn around a bad day. You need a pick me up and Christian inspiration when you're having a bad day. At home, at work, or in any area of life, these scriptures and words from Jesus Christ and others are motivation to cheer you up. What to do one a bad day to fix your attitude and feel better. Great for mom but appropriate for all women, men, and teens too.

So far, you have survived 100% of your bad days. You can survive this one, too. I saw that quote on Pinterest and loved it. I’ve been thinking about bad days a lot lately, ever since hearing about the suicide of Kate Spade. I wasn’t especially interested in her or the company bearing her name, but I was saddened to hear that another celebrity took her own life. This brought up my old feelings from the death of Robin Williams, which I considered then and still to be a great tragedy for American culture. It brought up feelings about mental … Read more

45 Bible Verses About Having A Strong & Healthy Marriage

45 Bible Verses about how to have a strong healthy marriage - Problems in marriage can often be solved through a lot of prayer, hard work, and maybe counseling. These scriptures on love and marriage can be read by husband or wife or together as a couple. The words of God and Jesus Christ can give truth and faith to your wedding or life. Beautiful encouragement.

Marriage is hard. Can I get an amen? Joe and I had a huge fight earlier this week. It all started because Joe told Grace not to do something because it was bedtime. He told her she could do it in the morning. She did it anyway. I had no intention of intervening because I knew I was not going to take the girls to bed for another half hour or so, and I knew she had plenty of time to complete the project. Joe was mad that I didn’t step in. He felt like his instructions were ignored (which … Read more

How to Study the Bible – 13 Creative & Unique Methods

13 creative & unique ways to study the bible - how to for beginners including kids (boys and girls), teens, young adults, men, and women. Great for spiritual growth and understanding of the Good Book. Includes ideas for notebooks and journals as well as the SOAP method, Bible journaling, and others. Simple, awesome, and fun tips for learning to get started studying scriptures.

  I am an academic at heart. I like words; I like to study. This love of course extends to the Bible. I have a variety of Bibles at home, including my favorite study Bible, a chronological Bible, a moms’ devotional Bible, and a journaling Bible, and a few of them are on my Kindle. Studying the Bible is a whole different proposition because it is not something that has come naturally to me. I wasn’t raised by parents who studied or read the Bible ever, and when I became a Christian, I didn’t really know what to do. I … Read more

17 Encouraging Bible Verses to Start Your Day – Free Printable

Morning quiet time Bible verses for teens or women - Scripture to start the day. The Words of God are perfect to study first thing in the morning. These encouraging Bible verses will give you the uplifting boost of truth that you need in the morning. Great routine to start for life. Beautiful thoughts and ideas on the words of Jesus. Inspiration, motivation, and encouragement for moms and all women. Great daily reminder to overcome challenges with faith and peace.

Five years ago, I wrote that it was impossible for me to get up early and have quiet time. I was working evenings, starting around 4 and ending around midnight, and getting up an extra hour early just seemed totally out of my reach. Then something miraculous happened. I accepted a job that required “normal” working hours during the morning and afternoon. I started taking my kids to bed around 9pm and falling asleep and staying asleep. And then, suddenly, I was able to get up early for the first time in my entire life. It makes so much stupid … Read more

Standing on the Promises of God – 70 Biblical Promises You Can Count On

70 of God's promises from the Bible - These encouraging scriptures, verses, and quotes for women and men. Relationships and encouragement by faith.

Is that song playing in your head now? It is playing in mine. Standing on the promises of Christ my King, Through eternal ages let His praises ring, Glory in the highest, I will shout and sing, Standing on the promises of God. Standing, standing, Standing on the promises of God my Savior; Standing, standing, I’m standing on the promises of God. A couple of years ago, I read The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson. It’s an excellent book and, if you haven’t yet read it, I highly recommend it. In that book, Batterson suggests that you circle the promises … Read more

20 Bible Verses on Gratitude & Being Thankful

Bible Verses on gratitude & being thankful - These 20 scriptures will encourage you to be grateful in every circumstance. The words of the Lord Jesus Christ and others will inspire you to walk in life, truth, and faith with a grateful heart.

I think my word of the year for 2018 will be contentment. I struggle with contentment and gratitude, and that leads me to constantly overspending. I just really need that one thing. And then that other one thing. And then that one more one thing. It never ends. My kids have the same problem. I have a post coming up next week on raising grateful kids because I think it’s so important to focus on gratitude at this greedy time of year. Christmas is over, and we can now stop thinking about all the things we hope to get and … Read more