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S1 E11 GOALS: How to Set Spiritual Goals for the New Year

S1 E11 GOALS: How to Set Spiritual Goals for the New Year

Listen below or on: Apple Podcast | Spotify Welcome to Part 2 of our Faith-Led New Year Goal Series. Today, we're talking about spiritual goals. We'll define spiritual goals and talk about what makes them different from other new year goals you may set. Then I'll...

S1 E10: How to Let God Lead Your New Year Goals: 4 Strategies

S1 E10: How to Let God Lead Your New Year Goals: 4 Strategies

Listen below or on: Apple Podcast | Spotify Today we kick off a series to set faith-led new year goals! As Christian women, we want to honor God. One way we can do this is to ask God, what goals should I choose, given your priorities and this season of my life? In...

S1 E7: 3 Keys to Make a New Habit Stick

S1 E7: 3 Keys to Make a New Habit Stick

Listen below or on: Apple Podcast | Spotify What are the easiest things you do every day? They're things you often do without thinking. They're your...(drum roll please) HABITS. And they matter. Many times the important work God has for you isn't to achieve something....

S1 E6: Ditch Your To-Do List for This Better Strategy

S1 E6: Ditch Your To-Do List for This Better Strategy

Listen below, or on: Apple Podcast | Spotify Have you ever reached the end of a crazy busy day and said, “What did I Actually get done?” Well today, I’m going to help you overcome this. I'm sharing my 3-step strategy to ditch your to-do list and be a more productive...

S1 E4: How To Tell if You’re Relying on Your Strategy or God

S1 E4: How To Tell if You’re Relying on Your Strategy or God

Today, we're kicking off a series on 3 essentials to achieving goals and being productive. But before we get to those, we have to commit ourselves to one important truth: strategies are NOT God. Not sure if you're putting your strategy over God? Be sure to listen....

How to Customize Your Planner with Our New Planner Bonus Pack

How to Customize Your Planner with Our New Planner Bonus Pack

You asked for it and we're delivering: more space to personalize your Abide & Focus Planner. Beginning in 2023, your planner includes dot grid pages after each month-at a glance calendar. That's 24 extra pages for you to customize.But there's more! We've also...

How to Create an Evening Routine that Makes Your Morning Better

How to Create an Evening Routine that Makes Your Morning Better

Do you want feel more in charge of your fall mornings? Then you need to know this secret: peaceful, productive mornings start with a good evening routine. A morning-boosting evening routine accomplishes two key things. It: closes problematic loops. prepares you for...

How to Build a Fall Morning Routine that Elevates What Matters

How to Build a Fall Morning Routine that Elevates What Matters

Do you want to connect with God, do what matters, and minimize chaos in the morning? Then be sure to ask these three questions to build an intentional morning routine. #1: THE GOD QUESTION Walking with God begins with the way you start the day. So, the first question...

How to Be Productive…God’s Way

How to Be Productive…God’s Way

Are you a get things done kind of gal who wants God’s vision for productivity to drive your day—not the world’s? (Me too!). Then do you know what our number one priority must be? FAITHFULNESS Culture will try to convince us that productivity is about doing and...

How to Figure Out What God Wants You to Do

How to Figure Out What God Wants You to Do

Are you trying to figure out what goals God may be calling you to pursue? Living faithfully is always first (click here for more). But after that…here are three things you should do to connect with God so that He can lead you. #1: MAKE SPACE TO LISTEN Good news. God...

3 Ways to Find Spiritual Rest this Summer

3 Ways to Find Spiritual Rest this Summer

Summer brings thoughts of slower, less hurried days. But for many of us, this isn’t reality. Busy vacations, endless yard work, and/or messy kids at home most days can make rest feel impossible.   But the truth is, you can find rest in the midst of this. In Matthew...

Two Habits Christians Need to Be Truly Productive

Two Habits Christians Need to Be Truly Productive

Do you want to be productive in God’s economy? Then, your primary aim is to do this: live faithfully. Jesus said faithful living is loving God (Matthew 22:36-37), loving others (Matthew 22:39, John 15:12), and doing the work God’s called you to do (John 15:8 &...

How to Evaluate Your Habits & Goal Progress as a Christian

How to Evaluate Your Habits & Goal Progress as a Christian

If you've been around here any amount of time, you know how much we love helping you prayerfully plan habits and goals. Do you know what else we love? Helping you prayerfully reflect on on your habits and goals. Wonder why? Because we're totally committed to equipping...

How to Strengthen an Existing Spiritual Habit

How to Strengthen an Existing Spiritual Habit

Do you read your Bible…but wish you did it more often? Do you pray…but wish you devoted more time to talking with God? Sometimes you don’t need to build a new spiritual habit. You just need to take an existing habit, and make it stronger. This post will give you four...

How to Make a New Spiritual Habit Stick

How to Make a New Spiritual Habit Stick

“STRATEGY” 1: PRAY...OFTEN AND ALWAYS Y’all, I put strategy in quotes here because prayer isn’t really a strategy. It’s a life essential. We can’t expect deep spiritual growth without the God working in our lives. Philippians 2:13 tells us God works in us to desire...

Unique Gifts by Christian Small Businesses

Unique Gifts by Christian Small Businesses

Don't you love it when you find a great gift? And doesn't it feel even better when that gift is from a company you respect, admire, or want to support? We think so too.  So, we're sharing some unique gift ideas, all from shops run by Christian entrepreneurs. Be sure...

3 Ways Your Planner can Help You Build Spiritual Habits

3 Ways Your Planner can Help You Build Spiritual Habits

Following Jesus is a lifestyle you build through your spiritual habits. That's why ABIDE & FOCUS Planner includes multiple tools to help you choose and implement these habits (which we call a SEASON RHYTHM). But creating a new rhythm can feel overwhelming, right?...

How Can I Set God-Honoring Goals?

How Can I Set God-Honoring Goals?

Are you a goal-oriented Christian woman who wants to make sure your go-getter tendencies draw you closer to God…instead of away from his plan? Then you’re in the right place. Today, we’re answering this question: How do Christian women set Godly goals? Our culture...

How to Make Progress Toward a Big Goal this Week

How to Make Progress Toward a Big Goal this Week

Do you have a big goal you'd like to reach, but feel like there's no time to pursue it? Then this post series is for you. In the last post, I outlined 3 questions you should ask God to discern if this is the right season to pursue your goal. If you feel like the...

What Christian Women Need to Achieve Their Goals

What Christian Women Need to Achieve Their Goals

Take a guess. Why do you think Christian women struggle to achieve some of their most meaningful goals? Some attribute it to poor planning, so they shop around for the best goal setting system. Others believe its a lack of willpower, so they try to muster up the...

Are You Expecting Your Routine to do What Only God Can?

Are You Expecting Your Routine to do What Only God Can?

I love a good habit and routine…so much so, that I create tools to help women create better ones. But as much as I love them, I have to be vigilant. I don’t want to depend on my routines too much. Wonder why? Because sometimes, we unconsciously expect our routines to...

One Belief that Keeps You Feeling Overwhelmed…And How to Change It

One Belief that Keeps You Feeling Overwhelmed…And How to Change It

Ask any overwhelmed woman why she feels burdened, and you’ll probably get a response like this: I’m overwhelmed because I have so much I have to do. But is this really true? Having a full plate is definitely overwhelming. But let’s dig deeper into this response. We’ve...

Help! I Can’t Stay Consistent with My Quiet Time

Help! I Can’t Stay Consistent with My Quiet Time

I know you've seen it on Instagram or Facebook. A picture of someone with her Bible, prayer journal, and beautiful mug of (probably hot) coffee. Yup...she's having the perfect morning quiet time. And you? Well, maybe you're like a lot of women I talk to. They don't...

2 Biblical Strategies to Conquer Your Overwhelm and Stress

2 Biblical Strategies to Conquer Your Overwhelm and Stress

Do you regularly feel overwhelmed or stressed by all the things?  Good news! God offers us a supernatural peace that we want to help you find. Life can be hard. Big struggles like financial problems, family illness, or addictions can rattle us. But for many of us,...

10 Podcasts for Building Routines that Simplify Your Life

10 Podcasts for Building Routines that Simplify Your Life

There are some mundane things in life you simply can't eliminate. But you can simplify them...and when you do that, you have more time for what matters most. So today, I want to share 10 podcast episodes that I've found super helpful as I've created and updated my...

How to Break a Goal into Bite-Sized Pieces

How to Break a Goal into Bite-Sized Pieces

Have you set a goal recently that almost feels too big to tackle? Don't get discourage. This post will help you break your goal into smaller pieces so that it's easier to take action and see progress. STEP 1: DEFINE THE BIG GOAL AND GIVE IT A TIME FRAME To achieve a...

25 Ideas for Loving Family, Friends, and Neighbors Well

25 Ideas for Loving Family, Friends, and Neighbors Well

  Adding relational habits to your life rhythm is a way to make sure you're regularly connecting with and caring for the people who matter the most to you. Remember, relational habits can be daily (or most days), weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annual things you...

Use Your Planner to Make Scripture Memorization a Habit

Use Your Planner to Make Scripture Memorization a Habit

If you want to live deeply rooted in God's truth, memorizing scripture is a great habit to cultivate. Scripture reminds you of who God is, what he has promised, and who you are because of Jesus. Not sure how to make a scripture memorization habit stick. Here are 5...

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