#31 of 31 Ways to WRECK Your Prayer Journal – Close It Up!

As we come to a close with the 31 Ways to Wreck Your Prayer Journal series, let’s discuss how to keep our wrecked prayer journals closed….with a pretty ribbon. My wrecked prayer journal was so fat and chunky when I finished it.  Because it was so large, I decided to sit some heavy books on top of it to flatten it some.  Sadly, it flattened…

#29 of 31 Ways to WRECK Your Prayer Journal – Add Precious Pockets

Prayer really encompasses our whole relationship with God.  Do you realize this?  Or have you been short-selling yourself into only using prayer to send up requests?  If so, I am afraid you have been missing out on the thrill of your life – hearing God.  Hearing about His exploits.  Hearing His heart for the lost.  Hearing about His plans for you. The Father of all…

#28 of 31 Ways to WRECK Your Prayer Journal – Add a Secret Compartment!

Everybody loves a good secret. And I think we can all agree that every good secret giver loves a good secret keeper! Our trusty prayer journals should be no different in that regard. When you want to keep a secret in your prayer closet, add a secret compartment! “Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He will give you the desires and secret petitions of your…

#26 of 31 Ways to WRECK Your Prayer Journal – Color It Happy!

Talk about coloring me happy…that’s just how I felt after spending some time coloring up my structured prayer journal. Coloring is such an enjoyable activity.  I’ll never forget how my elder daughter, Kassie, came to me one night just after she had obtained her driver’s permit, and asked if I would ride to town with her.  I had been feeling a little blue because when…

#24 of 31 Ways to WRECK Your Prayer Journal – Add Godly Mentors

This is something I think I will add to all of my prayer journals in the future because I found it to be so powerful and helpful to my prayer life.  There are times in prayer that we seek an answer from the Lord.  And sometimes that answer will come from those we consider to be our mentors in life, especially if they are people…

#22 of 31 Ways to WRECK Your Prayer Journal – Dirty It Up!

The season of Lent, starting with Ash Wednesday, has become more popular with time.  I believe it is because people are looking for something real.  They want to feel the closeness of God’s Spirit, and are aware that it is not to be taken for granted.  As such, how about adding some dirt to your prayer journal? It is a great way to demonstrate a…