Crown of Splendor

This past week’s podcast included an interview with one of First Loved Ministries’ staff, Peter Vantine who shared about connecting with founder Mark Fee and how one of the practices First Loved encourages dramatically changed his quiet time with the Lord. Out of the ten personalized verses we use on...

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Meditating on Phrases

In an earlier blog post we shared an example of the synonym/antonym exercise we use to help train people to experience God’s love through the scriptures. Another tool for meditating on God’s Word is focusing on key phrases and reflecting on them either in your mind or writing down your...

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Casting Anxiety

The following is an excerpt from Mark’s journal. We hope it will bless you and give you an example of interacting with the Lord through this practice: 1 Peter 5:7 — “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” Thank you Father for that wonderful reminder from...

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Journaling and Being Loved

We were blessed recently by a sister in Christ sharing how she has been using color and drawings in her journal to emphasize key ideas as she is being loved by God. As you’ll see below she begins with the scripture verse (Zephaniah 3:17, New Living Translation) and then highlights...

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