Filed under Journaling

Journaling: Tying it All Up

So… I hope you’ve been keeping up with this series. I scheduled in in a way that if you were faithfully journaling each technique, you will hopefully have now developed a consistent journaling schedule. If not, feel free to go back and redo the series from where you need to start.* ^_^ I always feel … Continue reading

Journaling: Persevering

One of the hardest parts of journaling is keeping up with your writing. I myself sometimes stop writing for a few days, other times I just can’t stop writing. Here are some tips to ensure habitual writing: You don’t need to write every day; one or twice a week is enough. Keep yourself accountable by … Continue reading

Journaling: Bible Study

One of my favorite parts about journaling is the fact that I can do my Bible studies in my entries, and keep a record of my personal scripture insights. Different people study the Bible differently, but here are some examples: Verse study Chapter study Passage study Book study Topical study Word study Whatever method you … Continue reading

Journaling: Healing

As I am not a psychologist nor have much experience in dealing with bad memories, I am unqualified to talk about journaling for healing. However, I have developed my own way of recovering from these memories. I ask myself questions, look up scriptures to answer my questions, and squeeze away lies and discouraging/depressing thoughts with … Continue reading

Journaling: Struggles

Journaling your struggles provides you with a record of your progress in specific areas. Often you may feel discouraged about not succeeding in your fight against temptation, but if you write down the times when you experienced success, it can help release you from constant frustration. Let’s say you struggle with your temper. You are … Continue reading

Journaling: Goals

Journaling provides opportunities for you to set goals… and later review whether if it is completed or well on its way. It’s amazing when I look back in my journals and see all the goals I had throughout the years. Even more amazing is the fact that all the goals according to God’s plans for … Continue reading

Journaling: Response to Reading

When I read a book concerning my spiritual growth, I like to have my journal open for me to take notes. After encountering a subject or topic that really sticks out to me, I stop and take time to think through what I have read and learned. It proves helpful in documenting my spiritual education … Continue reading

Journaling: Memories

Journaling is all about recording. Whether thoughts or events, you are writing it all down on paper. Thus, your journal is a collection of memories. While recording my everyday thoughts and events, I sometimes like to dig years back and recall some of my favorite memories. When a particular stimulus causes me to remember something, … Continue reading

Journaling: Questions

It’s always a good idea to ask questions. It exercises your curiosity and helps expand your knowledge. Asking questions about life, God, and His Word is a VERY good idea. By asking questions you can see a better picture of God and gain more insight from the scriptures. Questions I often like to ask God … Continue reading