I have learned the hard way that spiritual growth most frequently happens when we are intentional and committed to it. Duh! That may sound obvious, but is it? For example, what can you list right now that you are doing on a disciplined basis with an intent to grow spiritually…to become a better disciple? If you just paused and groped how to answer those questions, then you aren’t currently exercising the obvious.
I regularly take on practices for set periods of time. For example, right now I am spending 15 minutes of giving thanks every evening for 31 days. I am about halfway through. I will report on how that goes in a couple of weeks, but in the meantime, I encourage you to take on some form of thirty