Thoughts on Journaling

Photography by Luann Budd


Why Should We Take Time to Write?

We all have busy lives so why should we take the time to keep a journal? What does journaling accomplish?  


5 Principles We Need to Know

What reasons do you have for not keeping a journal? These five principles will help you think differently about journaling, and may free you from feeling hesitant about starting one.


Computer or Blank Book?

In the twenty-first century, why would someone choose to keep a journal in a blank book rather than on an electronic device? Which way is better?


Getting Organized

If you've decided to use a blank book and you are ready to get started, what should you do next? Although some journal keepers just start writing on page one, there are ways to organize your blank book that you may want to consider. Discover tips that others have found useful.


How to Keep it Private

Sonja Tolstoy read her husband's journals, and it gave her nothing but grief. It's hard to be candid when we are afraid that others would be devastated if they knew what we wrote. How can we ensure that our journaling stays private?


Benefits of Journaling

The benefits of journaling are as diverse as the people who journal. Hear the testimonies of how others have found journal keeping profitable.



So many people have found journaling to be a lifeline. Read their testimonies and learn about the benefits of journal keeping.


Writing Referenced in Scripture

Did you know that God gave a writing assignment to the future kings of Israel? Read various passages of Scripture that talk specifically about writing.


Thoughts disentangle themselves when they pass through your fingertips.
— Dawson Trotman