In this post I share more formal prayers to add to our prayer journal. These are lovely prayers I cannot wait to make familiar favorites.
I created a prayer journal to use alongside my Bible journaling. This prayer journal is to help me pray more intentionally and individually and also to help me be more accountable in my daily prayer life.
November 30 is the beginning of the St. Andrew Christmas Novena. What’s a novena and who is St Andrew and…
Today, let’s consider Daily Affirmations for Self Esteem. If you wander around The Littlest Way, you’ll see I am a firm believer in what we say to ourselves or think about ourselves. These thoughts and words we say or think daily about ourselves, they are our daily affirmations. An affirmation is defined as the truth of something, so our daily affirmations are the daily defined truths about ourselves. So what is your truth? What do you tell yourself, about yourself, daily?
I’m reading and writing about spending 31 Days reading the book of Sirach. Here’s a printable for you with a scripture quote from Sirach 27.
You know I’m going to quote from The 4:8 Principle: The Secret to a Joy-Filled Life, one of my all time favorite books, next to the Bible. Chapter 4, the author states, “Too many people resign themselves to lives far below what God intended. They don’t see themselves as worthy…Much discouragement and underachievement result from dwelling on the failings of our human nature. A mediocre self concept does not come from God but from the stains of the world. It comes from seeing ourselves different from how God sees us.” So how does God see us?
According to Ephesians 2:10 we are God’s accomplishment, His workmanship, His masterpiece. Wow. Let that sit a bit. Now say out loud, “I am God’s masterpiece.” Powerful isn’t it? What if we started our day first with an act of gratitude for the day and then put both feet on the floor with the words, “I am God’s masterpiece.” What if some time during the morning we told our children they were God’s masterpiece before we sent them on their way?