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#31daysof_____: Day Sixteen

Day Sixteen

Gear up for your devotional today. 

walking the dog

Physical activity often spurs our mental clarity and helps us sift through our emotional responses to events of the week.

Listening to an uplifting podcast while I’m out on a walk can refresh my spirit.

How do you pair your physical and spiritual activities?

 

Chasing Quiet Day 16: Training Together

 

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Bible Quilt your selected verse:  Starting a fresh #biblequiltjournal page is full of choices.  Choose whichever block you’d like to continue your 31-days of verses. You can do the same color palette or mix it up a little!

Consider partnering up with a friend to pray the same series of verses over a particular period of time. Or maybe you’re ready to Bible Quilt with a friend to support each other? We have a lot of options re: how we can train in the Word together.

Pray.  Lord, let us rest in Your Word today.  Rejuvenate our spirits as we strive in each of our own personal journeys, leaning on each other as a community of believers. 

 


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#31daysof_____ : Day Fifteen

Day Fifteen

 Come to Me. Rest.

These are simple concepts, but not easy to do.

Chasing Quiet Day Fifteen: Come to Me

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Congrats! You’ve made it to the completion of your first page in your #31daysof_____ series!

#31daysofquiet day 15 BQBible Quilt your verse. Today you can fill in your last verse and spend a few extra minutes adding some finishing touches to the whole page. You may choose to add a few stickers to tie in the theme or add some color to balance out the overall effect. Sometimes I will retrace some of the key words to highlight them a little more BOLDly.

The Word of God is powerful in any form. When you’ve fused verses together from all over the Bible, it can make a significant impact. Let this seep in a little deeper today.

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Pray. Father God, we come to you weary and preoccupied. We often get bogged down in the gritty details of daily life, but You know the big picture for us. Help us find rest in You.


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#31daysof_____: Day Fourteen

Day Fourteen

Enjoy reading  your devotional in a favorite spot today. 

tree

 

How does today’s verse resonate with you?

 

Linger a moment.

 

 

 

Chasing Quiet Day 14: Quiet Strength

 

Bible Quilt your selected verse: As we quiet ourselves to create on our #biblequiltjournal pages each day, we’re strengthening ourselves in the Word.#31daysofquiet day 14 BQ

Pray.  Father God, strengthen us in the quiet of our devotional time with you. Thank you for speaking to us through nature and gentle encouragement from others.


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#31daysof_____: Day Thirteen

Day Thirteen

Read and reflect on your daily devotional. 

Each morning the sunlight brings hope and encouragement for what today holds.

What part of the Word will linger with you?

Chasing Quiet Day 13: SOS

Bible Quilt your selected verse:  Write each word as if it’s written to you personally. Scripture is yours to claim and cling to for your individual situation.

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Pray.  Lord, we’re grateful that we can come to you in any time of distress. Knowing that we have refuge in You gives us strength to maximize this day for You. 

 


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#31daysof_____: Day Twelve

Day Twelve

 

Carve out some time to read your devotional. 

Strawberry Sensation dessert

 

What is the main take-away from your reading passage today?

How does this verse sweeten your perspective of some of your relationships?

 

Chasing Quiet Day 12: The Sweet Spot

 

Bible Quilt your selected verse: Recognize that some days you may feel more creative than others. It’s okay to just focus on the words and jot down the reference. You can always add more embellishments on a higher energy day.

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Pray. Father God, abide in us and through us today. Let our actions be reflective of Your grace intertwining in our lives today.


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Vine & Branches template for #biblequiltjournal
Vine and Branches template for #biblequiltjournal

#31daysof_____: Day Eleven

Day Eleven

 

Each of us has our own pace. Just go hiking with young boys and this will become apparent very quickly! 

Reading our devotionals at a relaxed, individual pace is important, too, so that we don’t feel rushed.

boys at top of trail

Chasing Quiet Day 11: He Leads Me

 

Bible Quilt your selected verse:  Let the process of doodling allow your mind to relax and enjoy a slower pace than you normally go.

Consider how you let the Lord lead you in your daily life. Sometimes it might be natural to resist or to get distracted.

#31daysofquiet day 11 BQPray.  Thank you, Lord, for restoring and refreshing us. Guide us this day on our unique path. Help us allow YOU to lead wherever we may need to go today.

 


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