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Don’t Worry. Start Journaling!

 

Why You Need To Journal

Journaling is not just something certain people do.

Actually, it is something EVERYONE should do, and here’s why:

1. It Helps With Mental and Physical Health

A major benefit to writing in a journal ever day is that it can help you both mentally and physically. It can show you why you are feeling anxious all the time or help you get through your depression. Journaling can also help you lose weight, find out why you have certain ailments, and narrow down the reasons you aren’t drinking enough water each day. You can be a healthier person overall just by having a journal.

2. You Can Feel Safe Releasing Your Emotions

It is hard to talk to someone about what you are thinking or feeling when you are embarrassed or feel like you will be judged for it. A journal is a good way to express all those feelings and not worry about someone reading it or looking at you differently.

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Scripture Journaling Using The SOAP Method

Some ladies have come to me with questions about journaling, such as how to get started and how to keep it going. In my research, I came across scripture journaling, and I knew this would be a great place to start. Basically, scripture journaling includes writing a bible verse every day in addition to whatever you hear God saying to you through that verse. SOAP stands

SOAP stands for Scripture, Observation, Application and Prayer.

Scripture: Write the bible verse.

Observation: What is the verse saying to you? What do you see as you are reading the verse? Who is the verse speaking to? What is it talking about? Do any words stick out to you?

Application: How can you apply what you read to your own personal life? What changes do you need to make? What do you need to do to in an effort to live out this verse?

Prayer: Ask God to help you live out this verse in your everyday life.… Read the rest