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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Morning Quiet

Several weeks ago I committed to getting up early (for me about 7:30) to spend time reading my bible and concentrating on some very specific prayer.  This is my new quiet place.  A beautiful spot in the mornings on my back patio enjoying the new day with the birds praising with me.

I am so glad that I have stuck with this commitment.  My intent was to create this new habit through the summer when I didn't have to get up quite as early as I do during the school year.  Then once school started in the fall, I wouldn't have a hard time getting up a tad earlier.

I thought the discipline of getting up earlier than everyone else would be hard, so I have been covering it in prayer.  God has been faithful and I am absolutely loving this time with him.  Some mornings I have even woken before the alarm clock!  That is totally a God thing!

6 comments:

  1. How wonderful! He IS faithful!!! I love your Quiet Time spot. I never even thought to take mine outside now that the weather is warm. I'm going to try that :)

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  2. What a lovely place, time and way to find Him. Thank you for reminding us of these quiet morning gifts.

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  3. will you come kick me out of bed please?! I'd love to join you!!

    Stef

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  4. Would you kick me out of bed to. A wonderful idea I may try this myself. Xxx

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  5. I love your quiet spot, so peaceful. God is so faithful to meet us when we take that time to be with Him.

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