procrastination

Acedia – What the Desert Fathers teach us about procrastination – Christian Article

We all know that it’s important to spend time in God’s Word. We probably even want to spend time reading His Word, listening to Him speak afresh to us and enjoying a loving relationship with Him. Why then don’t we do it as often as we should? The simple answer is procrastination. Acedia Definition – What Does Acedia mean? The word acedia is a Greek word that literally means, “Without care.”  The closest equivalent English word is sloth. Suppose you…

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Six reasons why we procrastinate in our devotional time and how to overcome them – Christian Article

We all know that it’s important to spend time in God’s Word. We probably even want to spend time reading His Word, listening to Him speak afresh to us and enjoying a loving relationship with Him. Why then don’t we do it as often as we should? The simple answer is procrastination. “My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time” – Charles Dickens The worst thing about procrastination is that…

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Simple steps to stop procrastinating in your devotional time – Christian Article

So far in this series, we have established that procrastination of your devotion time is a big problem. We have also delved into some of the common reasons why we procrastinate. In this section, we get more practical by discussing some action steps that can help you to stop procrastinating. Focus on your “why.” The first step in stopping procrastinating your devotions is understanding why you are doing the devotions in the first place. You have to stop and ask…

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Journaling your devotion time – Daily Devotions with Jon Dyer – Christian Article

This, more than any other statement, underscores the importance of journaling as part of your devotions. Research has established that writing is one of the surest ways of knowledge retention. As you study the word and spend time in prayer, it is always a good idea to journal the journey.  If you are using a devotional booklet, it most probably has some space for you to do this. If not, you can use a notebook or you could use the…

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