Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
The Bible says we should be praying without ceasing. How many times have we been caught up in our day-to-day schedule and allowed our prayer life to fall behind? If you’re like a many people, you’re struggling with balancing your prayer life around your work schedule. You know that you should be praying more, but you just can’t find the time.
Here are six proven tips, that can help you increase your prayer life, and find more windows of time during the day to speak with God.
Listed below are six tips to help you incorporate prayer through the transition of your day. Attached is a free info graphic for you to download. Enjoy and run well.
Set your alarm clock 30 minutes earlier and train yourself to wake up to pray. Affirm yourself, and command your day. Ask God for what you want, and make an action plan. Use this time to allow God to instruct you on how to endure through the day.
Train yourself to go to sleep 30 minutes later than usual. You’ve given everyone else and everything your time, but you cannot forget about God. Tell Him thank you for making it through your day and ask that His peace surround you as you rest. Utilize that special time to create an atmosphere of peace in your home.
Pray on your way to work. Whether you take the bus, Uber, walk or drive. Instead of listening to music use that time to pray before you go into the office. shift your mindset on your goals, and ask God to prosper your plans.
Pray on your lunch break. Many times we use our lunch break to make phone calls and socialize with other coworkers. Why not grab your lunch and find a quiet space outside of the office and use 10 to 15 minutes to pray. I’m sure there is an array of things that are happening in the office, emotions and stress can run high and low, so prayer is a perfect thing to do in the middle of your work day. Shift your focus back to God’s word and allow it to give you peace at work.
Pray on your way home from work, or to your next destination. Pray over yourself and your car. Pray over other drivers on the road. Allow prayer to create a peaceful driving experience.
Pray as you exercise. Walking and praying is very relaxing and productive. Do two things at once, walk and pray