The Psalm 23 Mug Challenge

psalm23mugchallenge
Find Week 1 here.
Find Week 2 here.
Find Week 3 here.
Find Week 4 here.
Find Week 5 here.
Find Week 6 here.
I have been blessed and honored to have this little corner of the internet where color, wool, sheep, shepherding, and community collide.  I love that I get to share little squares of my life with you- be it a post about pretty felt balls, my workshop, or facts about sheep. Behind every image is a passion for bringing quality and colorful wooly products to homes across the world.
Yes, they make a room more cozy, welcoming, and fun, but the underlying pencil lines that you do not see is the love for sheep and the product that they give us.  And even more so, is a love for my Good Shepherd who gives me grace, peace, and a passion to give others meaningful encounters with Him.
I love going out to my pastures when the light is golden yellow and the night air is still cool and sitting quietly beside my little flock.  I wish you could sit with me, and we could listen as our Shepherd speaks to our hearts about how much He loves us and the truth He whispers to us in Psalm 23.
 
That is why I created this little challenge so  we can go on a journey together through this beautiful Psalm.  And maybe you can even invite others to do the same!
Each week I will be posting a specific conversation we can sit down and have with our Shepherd based on a verse from this passage.
Why is it called the mug challenge?  Because that’s how long it will take you- from the time you take your first sip until your coffee cup is empty.  About 10 minutes.
(And yes, I understand if, like me, you never get to have sips in a row.  That you have to warm up your coffee 47 times before you get to the bottom.  This challenge is going to require you to sit down and enjoy a warm beverage from start to finish one time a week.)
Are you up for it?????
Here’s the challenge!
1- Pick a mug that you love.  One that makes you smile.  One that invites your hands to really hold it.  You know the one?  Fill it with something hot or cold.  It just has to be something that you enjoy!
2- This is a hard one.  Remove as many distractions as possible.
Have kids?  Invite them to do this with you!
3- I am going to be giving you prompts about what to pray for.  For each sip, you’re going to name one thought or one sentence.  (Because I too have trouble focusing and maybe if we make this simple and align it with something we are already doing, we can actually sit quietly with our Shepherd for 10 whole minutes straight.)
Each challenge will be posted to my Instagram and Facebook page each Monday morning. (Starting Monday July 16th). Feel free to start at the beginning or hop in whenever you want!
If you’ve completed the challenge for the week, please share a photo of your mug with the hashtag #psalm23mugchallenge or screenshot and share one of my photos to encourage others to come along on our journey.
Who’s up for it?
Find Week 1 here.
Find Week 2 here.
Find Week 3 here.
Find Week 4 here.
Find Week 5 here.
Find Week 6 here.
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4 thoughts on “The Psalm 23 Mug Challenge”

  1. I am going through a rough patch of life right now and spending a few moments of quiet reflection with both our Father and His son will do me infinite good.?Thank you for opening your heart and this idea to everyone.

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