Meditation is intermittent fasting for the mind. Too much sugar leads to a heavy body, and too many distractions lead to a heavy mind. Time spent undistracted and alone, in self-examination, journaling, meditation, resolves the...
All night, after the exhausting games of canasta, we would look over the immense sea, full of white-flecked and green reflections, the two of us leaning side by side on the railing, each of us...
* Thoughts are energy, energy is matter, and matter doesn’t disappear.* Pay attention to coincidence.* You can choose your identity.” And a recent one: Only the present moment matters.
He captures memories because if he forgets them, it’s as though they didn’t happen.
If I can only write my memoir once, how do I edit it?
A good journal entry- like a good song, or sketch, or photograph- ought to break up the habitual and life away the film that forms over the eye, the finger, the tongue, the heart. A...
Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.
The habit of writing for my eye is good practice. It loosens the ligaments.
sacred” characteristic as well. This does not mean that you become God or incapable of sinning like Jesus was in His incarnation. However, it does mean that something is qualitatively different about you at the...
—Adam L. Feldman
Loneliness of heartIn the still of the night my heart doth cry out, who can hear it for time is far spent. In the darkness in the shadow of the depth I find isolation and...
This is what you do when you journal. You are recording God’s grand, epoch-spanning redemptive story as it unfolds in your limited, temporal sphere of existence here on earth. Your journal has the potential to...
It’s a way of clearing the palate. Kids come into the classroom with all this other stuff in their hands. If they write it down for 10 minutes they become much more available for whatever...
There is, of course, always the personal satisfaction of writing down one’s own experiences so they may be saved, caught and pinned under glass, hoarded against the winter of forgetfulness. Time has been cheated a...
—Anne Morrow Lindbergh
And so I just kept writing to myself.
These empty pages are your future, soon to become your past. T will read the most personal tale you shall ever find in a book.
I wrote. I wrote all the things I couldn’t say to him. I wrote about how much I believed in us. I wrote about how much I trusted God. I wrote that I was praying...
….and on occasion I like to write in pencil, because I need to know that I can erase the words, even if I never do.
Often as writers, we are surprised by what we learn about ourselves. It runs counter to what we’ve thought about who we are. But it is closer to the truth.
Successful journals break the deadlock of introspective obsession
Writing is the only way I have to explain my own life to myself.
Once a day, especially in the early years of life and study, call yourselves to an account what new ideas, what new proposition or truth you have gained, what further confirmation of known truths, and...
Gratitude is not just a word; it is a way a of life.
All I wanted was to live a life where I could be me, and be okay with that. I had no need for material possessions, money or even close friends with me on my journey....
The people that surround us mirror who we are.
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