Rules for a good marriage:
1. Study husband’s love letters 15 minutes.
2. Talk to husband 15 minutes, making sure to praise him before giving him a list of your needs.
3. Forget about him until tomorrow morning.
But that’s the way I have sometimes approached my quiet time with the Lord…fulfilling my duty like cleaning out a drawer. Do you ever have this mind set?
Several things contribute to this "duty mentality," but one is our tendency to become too rigid.
Some books/teachings encourage rigid ways of meeting with God, but I’ve found that changing things out keeps a freshness and excitement in my times with the Lord.
From time to time, I try something new...a new Bible version, a new devotion or study guide, a different time of day. Even a new journal helps.
Don't let your times with God become rigid--try something new today!*
*It's good for marriage too : )
Don't miss this week's marriage post: Why Did You Marry Your Husband?