This article contains affiliate links. See more details on my About me page. Prayer journaling is something I find beneficial and enjoyable. If you have not thought about starting a prayer journal, here are some reasons why you may want to consider it. (Get 40 Prayer Journal Prompts for free here: Free Journal Prompts) 1. You spend more time in prayer It takes a lot longer to … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of Prayer Journaling
When I was very young, I wrote in a diary. Later, I found that book and read it. Memories that had long faded away were brought to the surface because I had written them down. It was interesting to see what I had worried about, what I thought was most important, and what brought me happiness when I was 11 years old and writing in a puffy covered Cabbage Patch kid diary. (This post contains … [Read more...] about Why Prayer Journal?
On Christmas Eve, our pastor, Father Connors, encouraged us to "open the gifts our faith gives us"! I loved his homily. Father Connors had all of us envision children running to the gifts under the tree Christmas morning . . . then just standing there, looking at them, but not opening them. He said, "that would never happen!!!" We all couldn't help but imagine what really happens - lots of … [Read more...] about Five Presents You Can Open in His Presence
In full disclosure, I am so excited to partner with Shutterfly! As a long time customer, I am very happy to be chosen to share their amazing products with you. I was invited to make our Christmas cards with their company and provided a credit to purchase the finished product in exchange for my honest review. What's on your list this month? Get the tree, go see lights, decorate (both inside and … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Embrace the Merry Over the Madness
Do you always feel busy? Lately I certainly do! Since all of our relationships need nourishment - our relationship with the Lord is no exception. I really need the reminder to spend some time with Him - no matter how much is on the "to-do" list. Speaking of a "to-do" list - I often find myself feeling more productive and focused when I write one! Our prayer life can feel more productive and … [Read more...] about Building Your Own Prayer Journal Kit
Walking onto the beach the first day of vacation, I sneezed. I don't remember if my husband said God Bless you, but I do remember that he looked at my son and said, "Mommy's allergic to vacation - there are no lists." *this article contains affiliate links, your purchases help me to continue writing - thank you! I cracked up. You know how when jokes are based on truth, they really are funny? … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons Why It’s Okay for Mommy to Color