Morning Devotionals

Hi, I am Athena!! I am a wife, a twin mom, and a teacher! I LOVE JESUS, coffee, running, and all things Target! If you love positivity and affordable style; you have come to the right place!! I am so GLAD you are here!

9 years ago, I began a daily habit of reading my bible, praying, and journaling every day during my lunch time. This “lunch break” season would last until January 2020. January 1, 2020, God called me to get up and pray before I did anything in the day. He asked me to give him the FIRST fruits of the day or the first moments. Reflecting on the past year, it was funny it was 2020. The alarm goes off early, but I have learned to savor the early morning hours. My body has grown accustom to the early alarm and the time spent in the prayer. The morning has become my favorite time of the day! Use my schedule below to help you set up your day with prayer (times may vary)!

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Typical Morning


4:45 a.m. Alarm – Cup of coffee ( set the coffee timer the night before, so it is ready).
5:00 a.m. Get settled in the dining room. 
5:15- 6:15- Usually in this order (subjected to change)

  • Pray  (confess any sins or speak of new thoughts)
  • Bible app- usually read daily scripture- cross reference with Bible
  • Bible app- weekly plan ( I change this every Sunday) 
  • She Reads Truth ( app and online) 
  • Listen to Daily Audio Bible/ listen to worship playlist 
  • Close with journal reflection ,prayers requests, daily prayers, etc. 

My favorite devotionals:

​She Reads Truth (free) I subscribe to the monthly box.
Finding I AM – Lysa TerKeurst
Steadfast– Lauren Mitchell
Behold and Becoming – Ruth Chou Simmons
Gracelaced- Ruth Chou Simmons
40 days of Decrease -Alicia Britt Cole
Jesus Calling – Sarah Young
100 days of Brave– Annie F Downs
It is Finished -Tullian Tchividjian
Live in Grace and Walk in love  – Bob Goff
New Mornings Mercies – Paul David Tripp

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