I’m trying to better cultivate some long neglected habits. Chief among them is Spiritual Journalling. One of the problems we face when trying to do this is we don’t really know how to do it. I found a very helpful post by Rick Warren from back in April, 2011. He makes some key distinctions between a diary and a journal and what sorts of question we might ask and record the answers to.
Writing down what God reveals to us is the spiritual habit of journaling. This is not the same as keeping a diary. A diary is, ‘Dear diary, this is what I did today.’ A journal is, ‘This is what I learned today.’ So it’s not about what you did, it’s about what you are learning, what you are praying, and what God is saying to you.
Check it out here.