Escaping The Captivity of Activity

shelley noonan Blog Posts, Quieting Time

Almost all of us have heard the term Quiet Time. This time refers to a daily occasion when we draw away from the hectic and frantic pace of our lives to steal some moments with Jesus. This communion with Christ can be done in so many different ways such Bible reading, worship, prayer, in-depth study of the Word and its deeper meanings, and even meditation. These are all perfectly in line with what we often refer to as a Quiet Time.  Today, I would like to take a slightly different approach to Quiet Time.

Five Simple Selah Hacks

shelley noonan Blog Posts, Study Tips

A hack is when a tricky problem is solved by a clever solution or when a modification or change is made to something and it yields extraordinary results. Here are five simple hacks, and these are the clever solution type, to apply to your Selah Bible study.

Responding to Unexpected Circumstances

Responding to Unexpected Circumstances — Part I

shelley noonan Blog Posts, Christmas

Yikes!! This week, as of today, we have a mere two weeks until Christmas! During this busy time, is it just me or is the last thing you want to occur is something unanticipated? For most of us, our over-scheduled December calendar just can’t handle one more thing! This is the first part of a two-part series where we will …

Responding to Unexpected Circumstances Part II

Responding to Unexpected Circumstances — Part II

shelley noonan Blog Posts, Christmas

I hope you’re feeling hungry! One of my biggest desires is to get you, my reader, into the Word for yourself. Seriously, I am not an expert but want to lay my words out in such a way as to lead you to experience for yourself the banquet table of Scripture! I believe to merely read my thoughts on this …

time with your daughter

Four Step Plan for Time with your Daughter

shelley noonan Blog Posts, Mentoring, Mother Daughter Time, Study Tips

Hey there Mama, I am talking to you… you are the one with a ‘tweenage daughter who is transforming before your very eyes.  This New Years, have you taken a long, hard look at your life and wish you could have a better relationship with your daughter than you did last year? Do you look back on the past year …

Ideas for One-On-One Time

Ideas for One-On-One Time with Your Daughter

shelley noonan Beautiful Girlhood, Beyond Beautiful Girlhood, Blog Posts, Mentoring

Let me love you a little longer before you’re not little anymore… January makes me reflective. I distinctly remember glancing at my then twelve-year-old girl’s face and, I caught a fleeting glimpse of who she would be when grown into a woman.  That was 20 plus years ago, but this memory of the-future-her is etched into my mind. It was …