I’m diving into my diaries, journals, and prayer journals to visit the girl I once was. To find the parts of her that still exist today. To see how she’s changed. How she grew up.
And mostly I’m looking for the fingerprints of God in my life.
“Dear Diary,” were two words I wrote a lot, but what came after those two words have always been a secret. Until now.
I’m sharing with you my diary entries.
They will either be verbatim or edited to protect the people I love and know and were named in the original pages
This is the landing page for the “31 Days of Dear Diary” series. I’m doing this series as part of #write31days from the Nester, which happens every October. Come join us in this crazy and awesome writing challenge! I will update this page with links to each post. You can always come back to this page if you miss a post. Bookmark this page to find it easier, or subscribe to my blog and get the posts sent to your inbox!
I was writing in my prayer journal and asked God if He ever wonders about me, like how parents wonder about their children when they do something not so nice. Like how Sunday school teachers wonder about a usually well-mannered child... Continue reading →
In Leviticus 23, God gives Moses instructions regarding Appointed Festivals. These are official days for holy assembly. Like a national holiday but with more requirements. Like rest. The Sabbath, which happens every week, is already a day of complete rest. Then... Continue reading →
Today I made the perfect soft-boiled egg. Actually, I made several perfect soft-boiled eggs. This video showed me how: ALL of the eggs were perfect soft-boiled eggs. ALL of them. You can probably guess how I know. Your first guess... Continue reading →
Ready. Have I forgotten already? The one word that God impressed in my heart for 2014. The word that reminds me of where a I’m standing. I’m standing on a precipice. Poised to fly. Or to retreat. There are two ways... Continue reading →
My sister and I visited Mark Pinto‘s exhibits “Joes Come Home” and “22 Joes Everyday.” The first exhibit uses digital photo prints of G.I. Joe dolls depicting issues facing Veterans, like homelessness, PTSD, divorce, traumatic brain injury, and suicide. The... Continue reading →
Did you know that when your parachute breaks, you can still end up in the hospital even if your jumping partner saves you mid-air? I was in Target and leafed through a survival book, landing on what happens if your... Continue reading →