Today we’re exploring some practices that I can’t seem to get enough of with my hunger for learning and value of insight.
Practices that awaken the mind enrich our journeys and encourage us along our spiritual paths. They challenge our current ways of knowing by cultivating curiosity and inviting new perspectives. Most importantly, when we participate in practices that awaken the mind, we open ourselves up to be inspired, and when we are inspired, what once was an idea now becomes infused with the Sacred…
my meaningful morning
I learned several years ago that the best way to make my quiet time happen was to not do anything else before I open my Bible. Ok, I do get a cup of coffee, but nothing else. No ‘just check that notice on Facebook,’ no ‘see real quick if that person replied to my email,’ no ‘place an order for that book I’ve been meaning to buy.’ Instead I open my Bible to whatever book I’m currently reading (right now it’s Romans) and read a short passage. After I’m done reading I write down any verses that stood out to me (I try to find at least one) and why. I also write down any prayers on my heart that morning. Writing out my prayers helps me to stay focused.