Do you have a plan for your mornings?
I ask because a friend recently told me about a book she was reading that outlined the morning habits of the ultra successful. These high achievers said meditation, exercise, focus, reading, gratitude, and solitude were keys to breaking out of mediocre and gaining real traction.
It got me thinking on a spiritual level. If routines are so important, does the Bible validate that argument?
Of course Jesus came to mind. One of His habits was frequently stopping throughout His day to pray (see Luke 5:16).
And Daniel did the same thing. His habit was to pray three times a day.
And the author of Psalm 119 wrote, “Seven times a day I praise You.” (verse 164).
In Scripture we see that spiritual routines and habits are important as they contribute to our spiritual health.
There’s a lot of truth to what Lao Tze said,
“Watch your thoughts, they become words.
Watch your words, they become actions.
Watch your actions, they become habits.
Watch your habits, they become character.
Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.”
My friend Jami, from Young Wife’s Guide, knows firsthand how important routines can be in making the most of our time and choices. She has put together a kit on starting (or re-establishing!) godly routines in the home and right now, she’s offering it absolutely FREE.
I love this resource because it is biblically solid and geared just for us as Christian women. This kit will help you:
- Determine which routines and habits are most essential for you and your season in life
- Know how to establish simple (keyword!) routines that carry the greatest impact
- Get off the “survival” mode hamster wheel and move into a place of “thriving”
- Develop spiritual disciplines in your daily life
- and more!
Jami has created this kit of printables and video lessons because she has a heart to see women effectively managing their homes and hearts for the glory of God. She also wants to give a sneak peak of the upcoming Fall Conference (hint, hint: I’ll be speaking!) so instead of charging for her Refresh Your Routines course, she is giving it away for free for a limited time.
I know I’m looking forward to getting back to some daily disciplines now that the kids prepare to go back to school. Great timing for this freebie!
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