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Renewing Your Mind: How to Reduce Stress Using Scripture-Based Mindfulness #104

January 08, 2024
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Have you wondered how mindfulness aligns with your faith? In this episode, Bonnie delves into the transformative power of scripture-based mindfulness. Discover how biblical mindfulness isn't just about reducing stress; it's about finding peace and joy in God's presence amidst life's chaos.
Learn to center yourself in God's promises, starting small and embracing the shelter of His word. Explore the practice of breath prayers and the impact of meditative prayer on personalizing scripture. By nurturing positive thoughts and treasuring God's words, experience the restorative power of biblical mindfulness.

Tune in to discover soul care practices, including a practical tip: embracing a fruit break for improved well-being and restful sleep. Remember, this new year, you're worthy of joy because you're beloved in God's eyes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Biblical mindfulness: Finding peace in God's presence amid chaos.
  • Spiritual Practice: Power of breath prayers and meditative prayer for personalizing scripture.
  • Science: Nurturing positive thoughts for improved mental and physical health.
  • Soul Care: Embracing self-care practices like fruit breaks for well-being and joy.
  • Inspiring Story: How our childhood & grown-up experiences of joy draw us close to God

Breath Prayer:  

Inhale: You are my refuge and my shield. 

// Exhale: I have put my hope in your word.

Scripture:  You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word," Psalm 119:114



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Bonnie Gray is the author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace and Whispers of Rest. An inspirational speaker and retreat leader, she has touched thousands of lives through storytelling, visual arts, nature, prayer and meditation. Bonnie’s writing is featured at Relevant Magazine, (in)courage, and Christianity Today. She lives in California with her husband and their two sons.
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