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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 Under $25 by Christian Small Businesses

Unique Gifts Under $25 by Christian Small Businesses

Don't you love it when you find a great gift, at a great price? 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 under $25...and all from shops...

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 Faithful First Weekly Planners and Goal Journals include multiple tools to help you choose and implement these habits (which we call a SEASON RHYTHM). But creating a new rhythm can feel...

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,...

Different Ways to Learn and Study the Bible

Different Ways to Learn and Study the Bible

This post is part of a series we've created to help you explore spiritual habits. Learn more about this series and find all the posts by clicking here. Today, we're talking about different ways to study God's word so that it's truly captured by your heart and mind....

Grow Your Prayer Life with these 3 Habits

Grow Your Prayer Life with these 3 Habits

This post is part of a series we’ve created to help you explore spiritual habits. Learn more about this series and find all the posts by clicking here. Today, we're talking about prayer and praise. We've grouped them together because both involve communicating with...

Grow Closer to God by Creating Margin in Your Life

Grow Closer to God by Creating Margin in Your Life

This post is part of a series we've created to help you explore spiritual habits. Learn more about this series and find all the posts by clicking here. White space allows us to connect with God through quiet and margin. The white space disciplines are often viewed as...

Grow Closer to God by Growing with Other People

Grow Closer to God by Growing with Other People

This post is part of a series we've created to help you explore spiritual habits. Learn more about this series and find all the posts by clicking here. Communal habits advance God's mission for us to love him and love others through relationship. They help us learn...

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...

Free Workbook to Jumpstart Your Spiritual Growth this Season

Free Workbook to Jumpstart Your Spiritual Growth this Season

Taking time to reflect can sound like a luxury we can't afford. But without reflection, it's hard to live intentionally. We want to help you walk with God and do what matters. So, we've created a workbook that can help you reflect on your spiritual life and find ways...

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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