So You Want to Keep a Journal? (@5MFF)

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“Because God is a writer, it is only natural that we, created in His image, are writers also.”

Lynn D. Morrissey

I hear it often when the conversation turns to writing or journal keeping. “I wish I had more time to write.” or, “I’ve tried keeping a journal before but stopped.” Another common concern is privacy. Revealing your heart’s condition and committing it to paper can be a scary proposition. The possibility that someone else might see something that you did not want to share can hinder the beautiful freedom that journal keeping can offer. More

When I Was a Litle Girl…(Prompt 20)

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photo credit: ihave3kids via photopin cc

 

 

Today we take a walk down memory lane. Some of us have had happy childhoods, others traumatic. I know for me, despite the difficulties God’s hand was evident. Yet there are times He shows me there is still growth needed, thinking that needs correcting, healing that can go deeper. The wonderful thing about our minds and God’s grace is that we can train ourselves to seek out and focus on the good, not the bad. It is hard at first, but just as the light of early dawn grows brighter as the day goes on, the good looms larger and the bad is left behind in the darkness of yesterday’s memory, until it fades away completely into the past.

So, in your journal, before God alone, start out with this line…

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