I started journalling several years ago, and it changed my devotional time! I went from sitting for a couple minutes, getting distracted, and then moving on to something else, to relaxing, focusing, and establishing a rhythm of devotion and prayer.
When I journal, it's not simply putting my thoughts down as I vent and process my life, but I journal my prayers. I have journals filled with prayers of simple requests, big heartfelt wishes, and just discussions with God about what's on my heart.
Here are three things I've learned while journaling:
I encourage you to consider journaling your prayers, especially if you have trouble focusing, and see how it impacts your prayer life. And, you're the only one reading your journals, so you don't have to worry about penmanship!
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