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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

What To Do During Your Quiet Time with God

What to do during your quiet time with God

Anyone who’s ever made a major life change knows that it happens one small step at a time. Eating better, drinking more water, exercising regularly, handling money more responsibly, getting more sleep, spending time daily with God. All of these goals are hard to achieve, requiring big adjustments to my everyday lifestyle, but those big adjustments never seem to stick. Small changes, baby steps, are a lot easier to implement and a lot easier to maintain. I was compensated by Puritan’s Pride for this post. All opinions expressed here are my own. So my one small step was a daily quiet time. … Read more

How to Find Time for Quiet Time (Without Waking Up Earlier)

How to Have Quiet Time Without Getting Up Earlier

A few weeks ago, I proclaimed my need for daily quiet time, and my intention to find or make the time for it each morning. It was my one small change, the little thing I committed to in order to improve my health and my life. I was compensated by Puritan’s Pride for this post. All opinions expressed here are my own. I haven’t managed to have quiet time every single day, but I have done it enough to see its impact on my life, to see the significance of His presence in my days. I’ve started to journal my prayers … Read more

How to Begin A Daily Quiet Time with God

Starting your day with quiet time nourishes your heart.

This year has tested my faith. First my mother’s diagnosis and then the horrible reality of her illness. Then she died. I tried to lean on God through all that. I read my Bible a lot, and I listened to Psalms a lot on my phone. I prayed endlessly. Futilely, or so it felt. I questioned; I especially questioned His plan. I still don’t understand. Maybe I never will. Last week, while we were visiting Old Grandma, my father’s mother passed away. Experiencing a viewing and funeral just weeks after my mother’s death was almost as hard as her viewing and funeral. It … Read more