Settle in for your devotional today, being open to what it holds especially for you.
Let His Words soak in.
Release your own agenda.
Bible Quilt your selected verse: I tend to write small and yet still sometimes run out of room for my references. Feel free to write the reference first and highlight the main theme of the verse if you’re short on space.
Pray. Father God, quietly build our confidence in You. Let us hold fast to Your truths so we can bear fruit for your kingdom.
Slip into your quiet space and enjoy today’s devotional.
Linger on the 2-3 words that resonate with you the most.
What do these words evoke for you today?
How do they pull you in?
Bible Quilt your selected verse: We’re almost to the end of page two! Typically at this point, I’ll start adding doodles or stitches to tie the color scheme together or to balance out the page. I might add a bit of washi tape in some of the blank corners ~~ or I might choose to enjoy the fresh look of white space.
Pray. Father God, thank you for being steadfast. Whatever our struggle or weight we’re carrying, You’re there. Help us lean in to You rather than rely on ourselves.
Choose a fresh spot to read your devotional.
Sometimes a change of scenery stimulates your mood or broadens your perspective.
On lovely fall mornings, I enjoy sitting on the porch and hearing the morning neighborhood sounds.
Bible Quilt your selected verse: Recognize that some days you may be distracted.
Bible Quilting offers movement through writing, coloring, or embellishing to focus your attention.
I often find that as I go through the motions of putting a verse on a page, my mind slows down and I have a greater sense of calm when I’m finished.
The colorful washi may lure us in, but it’s the Word that causes us to linger.😉
Pray. Father God, draw us into Your Word today. Let us feel Your presence in these sacred moments we set aside time to explore Your scripture. Cultivate in us a desire to linger longer so we have more of Your resources resonating within us.
Take a moment for quiet as you read your devotional.
How does today’s verse encourage you?
Any challenges in your life that you might apply this particular message?
Bible Quilt your selected verse: Enjoy your own creative process. Allow yourself to slowly write the Word, letting it calm you.
Pray. Lord guide us this day as you show us ways to quiet ourselves throughout the day. Let our striving be toward Your will for our lives.
Settle in for your devotional today, being receptive to what it might hold for you especially today.
Let His Words calm you. Release your worries to Him.
Bible Quilt your selected verse:
Enjoy the process, claiming one verse after another to build upon the depth of your selected topic. What new connections do you see?
Pray. Father God, calm our fears today as we move into this day, anticipating challenges and pressures but confident that You are stronger than whatever comes our way.
As you read your devotional today, choose 1-2 phrases to savor.
How might you apply this passage to your encounters with others today?
Bible Quilt your selected verse:
Mix up cursive and printing.
Play around with capitalizing key words.
Incorporate variety in a few simple ways to create an overall page effect.
Pray. Father God, thank you for being PRESENT for each of us…all mankind. You are greater than all of our collective mess. Help us be still in Your sweet presence so that we may calmly move forward into our day with kindness toward others.