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7 Steps to creating a journal for your future husband

Wedding season is among us and beautiful brides to be are counting the days until their marriage takes place.  If you are a woman of faith more than likely you have participated in premarital counseling, received advice from family/friends and received a list of suggested books to read.  These items along with regular wedding planning may take the joy out of your big day.  Try distracting yourself from everyday tasks…

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How to use Journal Writing Prompts

If you are new to journal writing or simply looking for a way to refresh your current writing practice the use of journal prompts is a great way to begin.  For many facing a blank page is intimidating enough to not put pen to paper.  In this is a way using prompts can be beneficial.  It allows you to write freely from a given topic.  Having a topic provided for…

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Incorporating Journal Writing into your Devotional Life

The time-honored tradition of daily Bible reading and prayer cannot be valued enough.  The benefits far outweigh the time spent doing so.  Renewing your mind through scripture while living in a world saturated with sex and violence is of the utmost importance.  Also, having a regular quiet time enables you to make better decisions in life.  From finances to friendships a godly perspective is needed.  If you haven’t established a…

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3 Ways to Start Journaling

Everyone has a busy life.  These days it goes without saying.  So, with such a busy schedule how is it possible to add a journal writing practice to your day?  I’d like to give you three ways to incorporate journal writing into your life. Plan for it – add it to your daily meditation or devotional time. It not only saves time but also brings new life to your current…

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How to overcome avoidance of writing in your journal

Yesterday’s journal prompt addressed the need for healing in our lives.  However, writing on such an emotional level often requires us to confront pain that has not been dealt with.  It is the subject matter of pain that causes us to avoid writing in our journals altogether.  Instagram captures our attention over a cup of coffee rather than using the time to meditate or have our devotional time.  How do…

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Getting Started in Journal Writing

Journaling is one of the most cost-effective forms of writing you can have.  There’s no need for fancy notebooks, stencils, ink pens or pencils right now.  You’ll have plenty of time for that later.  Simply grab an empty notebook a cup of coffee or tea and start writing.  Yes, if you continue this journey, and it’s my hope that you will, taking full advantage of discounted blank notebooks will become…

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Why Journal Writing?

Why journal writing?  It’s a good question that deserves an answer.  If you’re reading this post it’s quite possible that you’ve at least considered taking up the practice.  And if you already have begun journaling you may be looking for ways to switch things up a bit and try something new.  Either way, I’m glad you’re here.  For starters, journal writing is a wonderful way to gather your thoughts.  By…

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The Rules to Journal Writing

A huge misnomer in journal writing are the rules.  Allow me to set your mind at ease and inform you that there are none.  There is no right or wrong way to write and maintain a personal journal.  It’s yours and therefore only your rules apply.  Not very good at grammar?  Simply ignore the punctuation or at least its accuracy.  Spelling have you tripped up?  Cross the word out and…

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