It Is Well With My Soul 2023 - Journaling

  • NEW! Frederick and Mary Ann Brussat offer this book review of How to Keep A Spiritual Journal by Ron Klug. The book presents a journal as a tool for self-discovery, journal keeping as Sabbath time, and journal writing as an oasis during hectic times.  This website offers an extensive library of resources on recognizing the sacred in everyday life and spiritual perspectives and practices.

  • NEW! This article from the University of Rochester Medical Center outlines journaling as a tool to manage anxiety, reduce stress, and cope with depression.  It includes some basic steps for starting a journal and describes how writing can be personal relaxation.  The article is suitable for teens and adults.

  • NEW! The resource section of the Women of the ELCA has this article on journaling by Kathryn Haueisen.  Guidance on how to get started is included, with guidelines on how to reflect on the world around and the world within us.  The article can be used for individuals getting started, or in journaling groups who need tips, inspiration, and guidance.