Trust {Think On These Things}

Monday, September 18, 2017

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I have serious trust issues. SERIOUS. I can't even explain the depths of it. Maybe it is because I am a survivor of abuse. Maybe it's the anxiety I battle on a constant basis. Or was it that time that friend betrayed me so much so my life changed forever? I am not sure where it all started, but I am here to say to trust is akin to torture for me. Slowly, over the past decade, God has confirmed my fears. I can't trust people. Circumstances aren't an anchor to hold onto. Financial stability is just a wave in the ocean. As I look around, there is seemingly no one and no thing to put my trust in. And maybe that is the point. My trust was never meant to be given to anyone or anything except the One. Will you join me in October as we write out verses related to trust? We will take a look at whom/what not to trust. We will peek into the life of Christ to see how even His closest friends failed Him. We will see how Christ trusted people (or not). I hope you will join me! See below to find out how you can follow along on Instagram day by day.





If you would like all the Think on These Things verses or want to know more about it, click here.

During the month I try to post my thoughts on the verses on Instagram. If you would like to follow me you can find me here. Also, if you are posting your own thoughts there please use the hashtag #thinkonthesethings. I would love to read how God speaks to you!!

Supplies
There are many ways you can use these verses. You can read and meditate on them. You can write them out as you meditate on them. You can read them and then write about them in a journal or journaling Bible. You could do verse mapping with them (See this post). Here are some of the items I use...

A single column journaling Bible allows you to make notes in the margins.



ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (TruTone, Chestnut, Leaves Design)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Black)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Brown, Flap with Strap)

Some highlighters {These are my absolute favorites!}...

Eco Highlighter Pencils - Set of 5 Colors

Black pens are great for writing out the verses...

Black Ink Pen Set
Black Artist Pen Set

I love these journals that lay flat...easier to write in! They are great for Scripture writing!
Studio Oh! Deconstructed Journals

Let's Think On These Things!


Women of the Bible {Think On These Things}

Monday, August 21, 2017


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Some are midwives. And others are mothers. A prostitute and a queen. A foreigner. A women caught in a terrible sin. A childless women begging for children. They come from all walks of life...each with a story to tell. A story not so much about themselves as one that involves the God who penned the plot of their lives. Behind every women of faith stands the God who loves her without fail and without measure. In September, I am planning on focusing on these women and seeing how God decided to work in their lives. Want to join me? Pick up a pen and a journal and let's write out these verses about these courageous women who have an amazing God.





If you would like all the Think on These Things verses or want to know more about it, click here.

During the month I try to post my thoughts on the verses on Instagram. If you would like to follow me you can find me here. Also, if you are posting your own thoughts there please use the hashtag #thinkonthesethings. I would love to read how God speaks to you!!

Supplies
There are many ways you can use these verses. You can read and meditate on them. You can write them out as you meditate on them. You can read them and then write about them in a journal or journaling Bible. You could do verse mapping with them (See this post). Here are some of the items I use...

A single column journaling Bible allows you to make notes in the margins.



ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (TruTone, Chestnut, Leaves Design)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Black)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Brown, Flap with Strap)

Some highlighters {These are my absolute favorites!}...

Eco Highlighter Pencils - Set of 5 Colors

Black pens are great for writing out the verses...

Black Ink Pen Set
Black Artist Pen Set


I love these journals that lay flat...easier to write in! They are great for Scripture writing!
Studio Oh! Deconstructed Journals

Let's Think On These Things!

The Holy Spirit {Think On These Things}

Monday, July 17, 2017


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He is the most "neglected" of the Three. We seem to not know Him well. Maybe it's because we think He is the last to show up on the scene (which is actually not true). Or could it be that He seems to be the most mysterious? God, the Creator and our Father, makes sense to us. Jesus, in human form, is someone we can relate to, but the Holy Spirit? Who is He? What does He do? How can we relate to Him? How does He try to relate to us? This month I have chosen verses about the Holy Spirit, the most unknown of the Trinity. I have to admit I find Him the hardest to picture in my mind, to relate to, to understand. Let's take this coming month to find out more about Him. Grab your Bible, a pen, and a journal. We will write out these Scriptures and meditate on who He is. See below for a downloadable file of the verses and other tips to help you this coming month.



You can download the file HERE.

If you would like all the Think on These Things verses or want to know more about it, click here.

During the month I try to post my thoughts on the verses on Instagram. If you would like to follow me you can find me here. Also, if you are posting your own thoughts there please use the hashtag #thinkonthesethings. I would love to read how God speaks to you!!

Supplies
There are many ways you can use these verses. You can read and meditate on them. You can write them out as you meditate on them. You can read them and then write about them in a journal or journaling Bible. You could do verse mapping with them (See this post). Here are some of the items I use...

A single column journaling Bible allows you to make notes in the margins.



ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (TruTone, Chestnut, Leaves Design)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Black)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Brown, Flap with Strap)

Some highlighters {These are my absolute favorites!}...

Eco Highlighter Pencils - Set of 5 Colors

Black pens are great for writing out the verses...

Black Ink Pen Set
Black Artist Pen Set


I love these journals that lay flat...easier to write in! They are great for Scripture writing!
Studio Oh! Deconstructed Journals

Let's Think On These Things!

Focus {Think On These Things}

Monday, June 19, 2017

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We follow what we focus on. We become what we behold. We long for what we look at. However, you express it doesn't matter. The point is we all have priorities and tend to pursue those things we put forefront in our minds. The problem happens when we allow the wrong goals, things, or people to take precedence over our lives. Throughout God's Word there is a theme of FOCUS. What we set as important in our minds and what we focus on with our eyes become the things we run after. If you look closely at Scripture you will see a plethora of examples of how the focus of a person dictated the course of his or her life: Lot's wife, Jehoshaphat facing his enemies, and even Peter walking on water. So let's take a look at how our focus can change our lives. Grab a pen and a journal (see my suggestions below) and let's copy God's Word!




You can download the file here!

If you would like all the Think on These Things verses or want to know more about it, click here.

During the month I try to post my thoughts on the verses on Instagram. If you would like to follow me you can find me here. Also, if you are posting your own thoughts there please use the hashtag #thinkonthesethings. I would love to read how God speaks to you!!

Supplies
There are many ways you can use these verses. You can read and meditate on them. You can write them out as you meditate on them. You can read them and then write about them in a journal or journaling Bible. You could do verse mapping with them (See this post). Here are some of the items I use...

A single column journaling Bible allows you to make notes in the margins.



ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (TruTone, Chestnut, Leaves Design)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Black)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Brown, Flap with Strap)

Some highlighters {These are my absolute favorites!}...



Eco Highlighter Pencils - Set of 5 Colors

Black pens are great for writing out the verses...

Black Ink Pen Set
Black Artist Pen Set



I love these journals that lay flat...easier to write in! They are great for Scripture writing!
Studio Oh! Deconstructed Journals

Let's Think On These Things!

Identity in Christ {Think On These Things}

Monday, May 15, 2017



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I am never good enough. I don't measure up. I have failed so much none of it can be made right. We all struggle with who we are. We hide from others, because we know they will think the same way we do about ourselves. We cover up our imperfections with make-up, laughter, perfectionism, and lies. Not a single one of us enjoys getting our masks pulled off to reveal the real person underneath. But what if we aren't who we think we are? What if there is Someone out there who thinks differently about us? Could we dare to believe we are loved and secure no matter what others think...even if that "other" is ourselves? In June, for Think On These Things we will explore our identity in Christ. Who does God say we are? Do we really need to hide when we are loved and cherished by the Creator of the universe? So pull our your Bible, a pen, and a journal and let's find out who we really are!





If you would like all the Think on These Things verses or want to know more about it, click here.

During the month I try to post my thoughts on the verses on Instagram. If you would like to follow me you can find me here. Also, if you are posting your own thoughts there please use the hashtag #thinkonthesethings. I would love to read how God speaks to you!!

Supplies
There are many ways you can use these verses. You can read and meditate on them. You can write them out as you meditate on them. You can read them and then write about them in a journal or journaling Bible. You could do verse mapping with them (See this post). Here are some of the items I use...

A single column journaling Bible allows you to make notes in the margins.



ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (TruTone, Chestnut, Leaves Design)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Black)
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Brown, Flap with Strap)

Some highlighters {These are my absolute favorites!}...



Eco Highlighter Pencils - Set of 5 Colors

Black pens are great for writing out the verses...

Black Ink Pen Set
Black Artist Pen Set



I love these journals that lay flat...easier to write in! They are great for Scripture writing!
Studio Oh! Deconstructed Journals

Let's Think On These Things!