Hearing God by Mark and Patti Virkler

Oct 18

Hearing God by Mark and Patti Virkler

I read the Kindle edition of Hearing God, but it’s really designed to be a workbook. Actually, it’s like an interactive daily devotional, with short readings followed by prompts and space to record your thoughts. Since I’m already familiar with Mark Virkler’s books and courses, I read it straight through without doing the exercises. Hearing God covers the four keys...

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How Coloring a Creative Journaling Bible Has Improved My Mental Health

Jul 23

How Coloring a Creative Journaling Bible Has Improved My Mental Health

Coloring intricate designs with random patterns forces me to make decisions about which color to use for each element and how they will all work together. The more I do it, the more decisive I have become. Where I once spent a long time thinking about the implications of each color choice, I spend less and less time worrying about the outcome and making a decision....

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The Bible Hokey Pokey: How to Shake Up Your Time with God

Feb 04

The Bible Hokey Pokey: How to Shake Up Your Time with God

Sometimes we need to shake things up. Our logical left brain will organize, analyze, and synthesize until our knowledge of the Bible fits into nice little cubby holes that are . . . BORING! That’s how most of us are taught to approach the Bible. We learn to dissect it until it is dead, so to speak. No wonder most of us associate the Bible with dry, boring, academic...

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57 Right-Brained Methods for Meditating on God’s Word

Jan 15

57 Right-Brained Methods for Meditating on God’s Word

The following is an excerpt from Sweeter Than Chocolate: Developing a Healthy Addiction to God’s Word, ©2014 Christy Bower.   Let’s get into some practical ways we can meditate on God’s Word without doing anything scary or uncomfortable. You’ll find that biblical meditation is more fun and freeing than your preconceived ideas allow, so set them aside....

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