Why You Need to Memorize Scripture

3 Reasons Why You Need to Memorize Scripture

shelley noonan Bible Study, Blog Posts, Selah, Study Tips

Each week in our Selah study of the Word you have an opportunity to put in extra work that reaps benefits for a lifetime. Let me explain 3 reasons why you need to memorize Scripture with a story. Two brothers were out for a stroll through their father’s orchards. They came upon a tree loaded with delicious cherries. After they ate …

14 Benefits of God’s Word Found in Psalm 119 | Psalm 119:25

14 Benefits of God’s Word Found in Psalm 119

shelley noonan Bible Study, Blog Posts, Selah

Awhile back, I decided to travel, with a group of friends, through the well-charted verses of Psalm 119 using the Selah Bible Study method. While I had journeyed through Psalm 119 and portions of this passage numerous times, I had a desire to not just read it, but take some time to stop and truly experience it. As I slowed …

Husband and Wife Bible Studies

Finally, Together in the Word

shelley noonan Bible Study, Blog Posts, Selah, Study Tips

There is something deliciously familiar about my husband. Before you think I might give you TMI, let me explain. We were high school sweethearts that went to different schools. Our lives intersected in band. He, being the cute guy who was the first chair clarinet and me being the third. We became instant BBF (Band Best Friends) and started dating …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …