I am posting this for everyone, especially for my “Company Girls” friends.
I’m not a big coffee drinker, but I like to relax with one cup in the morning. After stirring in the all-important hot cocoa mix and sugar, I sit and work a puzzle in the newspaper while soaking in the early morning quiet with my caffeine.
But good things are always better when shared with friends, aren’t they?
So, some mornings I enhance my coffee “ritual” by setting the puzzle aside (or solving it really, really fast!), and grabbing my Bible, journal and mug. Then I either curl up in the recliner or head out to my reading bench, to soak in a bit of insight or encouragement from God’s Word with my caffeine. I don’t have a quota of how much to read; I just pick up where I left off last time, and read until a light bulb comes on — that is, until something strikes me hard enough that I feel a need to write it down. That is when I feel that God has connected with me.
Some days I open my Bible at 4:30 AM in a fit of insomnia, or after lunch, or before bedtime. Too often I get sidetracked and forget all about it. But my favorite coffee times are the ones I spend with God. And my favorite times with God are my coffee times.
I would love to hear what helps you connect with God.
Thanks for reading!