When I was a young Christian, I was involved with the Navigators under Dawson Trotman. Here is the text of a very good booklet put out by the Navs on how to get started with a daily quiet time.
Seven Minutes with God: How to Plan a Daily Quiet Time
By Robert D. Foster (reprinted by permission from NavPress)
It was in 1882 on the campus of Cambridge University that the world was first given the slogan: “Remember the morning watch.”
Students like Hooper and Thornton found their days loaded with studies, lectures, games and bull sessions. Enthusiasm and activity were the order of the day. These dedicated men soon discovered a flaw in their spiritual armor—a crack which if not soon closed, would bring disaster.
The sought an answer and came up with a schem…