If you do your devotional in the early morning like I do, you might still be sleepy and make spelling mistakes or smudge your handwriting. That’s ok. Tear off a strip of washi tape to cover up the mistake…or trace over the letters to make it bolder.
Pray.Lord, thank you for designing the unique path for each of us; guide our steps each day. We trust in you to reveal the good way for our families in each decision we make.
Bible Quilt your selected verse:Enjoy the process of slowing down to write a verse to focus on today. Notice the cadence of phrasing. Consider how the repetition of the Old Testament provides a rhythm that stabilizes us even today.
Pray.Lord, let us wait on Your direction for us today. Help us stop fully to steep in Your Word, absorbing the message we need to hear especially for THIS day.
If you discover you’re getting distracted by all the choices available, simplify the process by limiting the quantity of materials you have in your devotional space. This eliminates decision fatigue and helps you focus on the Word. (It’s easier to choose from 3 marker colors than 25.)
Some days you’ve got to stick with simple just to get done, and that’s ok!
Pray.Father God, thank you for being our refuge no matter what we’re going through. It’s reassuring to know we have a respite in every storm. Help us to dwell in You today.
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.