A Disciplined Spiritual Life Month 2
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Meditation is not just about emptying the mind. Instead, it’s about filling the mind, heart, and soul with a particular prayer, ritual activity, point to ponder, or passage of Scripture.
3 Prayers for When You’re Angry at God 
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It is nothing new to be angry at God. But these prayers from His Word embolden us in hope and trust in our Savior, even when our lives go in an unexpected direction.
A Disciplined Spiritual Life Month 1
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Simplicity’s challenge to us is to desire less, less, and less in a world of more, more, and more.
A Disciplined Spiritual Life
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…these disciplines are a gift. These historic practices are a way to help channel devotion and shape the daily practice of our faith. They’ve withstood the test of time for a reason.
I Wonder Why I Wander 
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When I take the time to regularly go wandering, I find my everyday life to be less noisy. The intimacy of my time wandering with Jesus and praying filters its way into my days. When stressors come, I can close my eyes, breathe deeply, listen intently, and hear the sounds of the trees, the birds, my footsteps, and the benefits of time spent with God.
An Expectant Mother’s Prayers
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Whether you are an expectant mother, a nervous father, an eager grandparent, or someone in between who feels the call to pray for a child who is not yet born, I share [these prayers] with you.
A Simple, Daily Way to Interact with Scripture 
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I love scripture. Whenever I interact with it in a meaningful way, I leave feeling closer to Jesus. I’m less likely to worry, lash out in anger, or act in my own self-interest that day.
Learn to Meditate like the Desert Saints
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The desert saints have emboldened us to be real about life. We are free to meditate on the truth of disappointment and sin....Trusting in the God who will never forget us, as shown by the uncertainty and failures of the saints who came before.
How Hymns Have Blessed My Life
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How can you inspire the people you meet today, both on and offline? Could music work as a connection or conversation starter? How can you share the joy of making a joyful noise to the Lord in your life?
Boredom and Happiness
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We need to do more than just reconsider how we use our devices. We need to redefine how we spend our days—and how we spend our lives.
Does Suffering Actually Make You Stronger?
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 No, suffering does not make you stronger. But with God’s help through the guidance of others, we can still find beauty in the life we live around and through the pain.
God Knows Your Heart
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I found it deeply vulnerable to turn the corner at verse 13 and consider that God knows me so well because He actually made me – carefully and masterfully.
5 Ways to Live a More Authentic Life 
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Living an authentic life requires acknowledging when you are, or are not, living according to how God made you.