Back when I was a young, stay-at-home mom of three sons, my personal Bible study and prayer time looked somewhat different than it does today. I remember realizing that the best window of time to be alone with God was while my sons were either napping and/or at school.
Still, I had to know when to be flexible and when to doggedly guard my time with God, no matter who/what was demanding my attention.
I can vividly recall one time I hid away in the privacy of my walk-in closet to pray during my youngest son’s naptime. I had kept the door slightly ajar . . .
Want to read more about how I made this my habit and what it did to improve my life and marriage?
Then head over to read the rest of the story at Jana Carlson’s blog, wieldtheword.me, where I’m excited to be featured today!
But before you go, I hope you’ll check out yet another video from my Sloppy Joe Time vault. This time I’m talking about “How Do We have that Heart to Heart?” We all know how tricky this can be for a couple, since men typically struggle to share or listen without trying to fix their mates. 😉 (I hope you won’t feel offended by my generalization, if you or your husband is not this way! Consider yourself blessed!)
Click below to watch this vintage SJT video . . .
What is one tip you’ve successfully used to cultivate a daily time with God?
What is one way you’ve encouraged more heart-to-heart conversations with your mate?
Here are some other lovely linkups I join – Inspire Me Monday, Kingdom Bloggers, Literary Musing Mondays, Tea and Word Tuesday, Purposeful Faith, Tell His Story, InstaEncouragements Linkup, Recharge Wednesday, Porch Stories Linkup, Welcome Heart, Worth Beyond Rubies Wednesday, Sitting Among Friends, Destination Inspiration, Tune in Thursday, Heart Encouragement, Grace and Truth, Faith and Friends, Faith on Fire Friday, Fresh Market Friday, and DanceWithJesusFriday
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