You know what Proverbs 31 doesn't mention the "Proverbs 31 woman" doing? This discovery was actually kind of shocking to me.
Proverbs 31 never mentions the "Proverbs 31 woman" reading her Bible. Or getting up at the crack of dawn to have a quiet time.
Wow. I've typed Proverbs 31 a lot. Proverbs 31.
You know what Titus 2 doesn't command the older women to teach the younger women? Bible reading or getting up at the crack of dawn to have a quiet time.
And you know what Hannah did while she was breastfeeding? She stayed home from the yearly trek to offer sacrifices.
I used to feel guilty when my quiet time or spiritual growth pursuit didn't look like someone else's or the way I thought it should or the way I was told it should. But you know what I've learned? I've learned that when I think of it that way, I'm completely missing the point.
Reading my Bible and going to corporate worship and praying are stepping stones to the rel…