The goal we’re tired of setting (and why we shouldn’t be)

Like clockwork, every December we all start talking about our goals and inevitably, high on most believers’ lists is to have a deeper prayer life and/or read their Bible more. At first glance, these goals seem discouraging. Another year has passed where we feel like we didn’t pray or read as much as we’d like. Before you fall into the trap of discouragement and maybe even NOT include this for fear of growing redundant, or for fear of possibly failing

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What is your biggest spiritual pain point?

One of the questions I get asked the most related to the journals is “what journal should I get?” I thought it was time I shared the process that I recommend when thinking through these journals. And bonus? We FINALLY created a free printable so you can test out the monthly format! (More info below!) But back to the process. Let’s start with this question: WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST SPIRITUAL PAIN POINT?   What makes your heart ache? What do

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Mix things up with 5 postures of prayer

Are you bored in prayer? Do you fall asleep often or drift easily? We tend to pray in the wee hours of the morning or late at night when sleep can get the best of us. Today I wanted to share about 5 postures of prayer to shake us out of the rut we can fall into when we pray. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but ones I identified with personally. Each position tends to emphasize a

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Going beyond just requests

I don’t know about you but my prayers could be punctuated with a lot more question marks? It’s normally filled with lots of periods and even exclamation marks but few question marks. Even as we sell a product that was originally designed to organize our requests to the Lord, my heart has been to make sure that is not where we end things. First we added a gratitude journal. The following year we added a conversation journal including the ACTS

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Intercessory prayer: how to add it to your quiet time

As believers, we are constantly telling each other we will be praying for them. It can feel like a “get out of jail free” card when someone gives devastating news and we just don’t know what to say, but the truth is, praying for others, or intercessory prayer, is the greatest way we can show them love. It is not a “this is the best thing I can do…given the circumstances” type of thing. It is a “this is the

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