The blank page. It stares us down, like a defiant child, from our notebooks, journals, and desk monitors. We want to write, but it’s the first scribble on paper that causes us to pause. We hover over our desks transfixed. We stare back as one in the ultimate staredown. The first line, mark, or sentence holds weight for we who dare to take pen to paper, or who boldly write what no one has written before.
Tag Archives: spiritual journaling
How to Start the Day with Pen and Paper
Today I want to walk you through a morning of journaling from the heart, to the heart of God. Are you ready? You will need your journal, and a pen. You will need your Bible, and whatever reading plan you follow, or Scripture you are meditating on for today. You may have a beverage, butContinue reading “How to Start the Day with Pen and Paper”
Ask, Seek, Knock: Seeking God With Pen and Paper
As I have considered the ways I most typically journal, I thought I would share how I approach my mornings and what I call my daily Quiet Time. Now depending on who you ask, you can find support for many ideas and philosophies on what makes up a quiet time, why itContinue reading “Ask, Seek, Knock: Seeking God With Pen and Paper”
Intimacy with God through Journaling: The Birth of a Blog
Welcome to my journal. Here you will get a peek into the pages of my heart. Unedited (for the most part) and as they were written. I do leave out portions which are extremely personal or potentially intrusive to those I love; also some of my wildly long, rambling tangents. But otherwise I tryContinue reading “Intimacy with God through Journaling: The Birth of a Blog”