Wherever Journaling Leads…Go There

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It has forever been thus: So long as men write what they think, then all of the other freedoms – all of them – may remain intact. And it is then that writing becomes a weapon of truth, an article of faith, an act of courage.”
― Rod Serling

 

This morning I saw something in my Instagram feed that prompted me to want to share a few fresh from my mouth words in response…which can be dangerous, but I went ahead anyway!

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Have a Holly, Jolly Quote-mas!

 

 

Well, here we are for DAY Four of our 12 Days of Christmas- Journaling Prompts for the Season. You probably have guessed our focus for today’s journaling. There’s nothing like a good old quote to get the creative juices flowing. Well,  let’s hope so. As a matter of fact, I do so love a good quote. I season my journal and planners with words I long to dine on repeatedly. A well turned out phrase can spark our imagination, offer great insight, and send us off running in a direction we had not anticipated!

 

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Lists, Lists, Lists (Prompt 5)

 

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photo credit: Mufidah Kassalias via photopin cc

 

“The list is the origin of culture. It’s part of the history of art and literature. What does culture want? To make infinity comprehensible. It also wants to create order.” Umberto Eco

Whether To Do or Bucket, whatever you prefer calling the exercise of list making, we are a people of many lists. We make lists for the grocery store, and for our day. Some of us love them and live by them, others abhor them, but I bet most of us use them in one capacity or another. More

Exploring The Ordinary (Prompt 2)

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photo credit: *MarS via photopin cc

 

“The “show business,” which is so incorporated into our view of Christian work today, has caused us to drift far from Our Lord’s conception of discipleship. It is instilled in us to think that we have to do exceptional things for God; we have not. We have to be exceptional in ordinary things, to be holy in mean streets, among mean people, surrounded by sordid sinners. That is not learned in five minutes.”  Oswald Chambers

 

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Because…

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“The discipline of the writer is to learn to be still and listen to what his subject has to tell him”

Rachel Carson

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