faith in letters in sand Have You Thought About Journaling?
Journaling is a great way to express yourself, realize you are creative, and relive stress anger or joy. A journal also allows you to write down or draw out your thoughts that you find difficult to verbalize. Here are some journaling prompts to help you get started. Express and enjoy!

Using Lists as Journal Prompts
Lists are a great way to jumpstart your writing if you feel stuck. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

  • Things that make you happy
  • Beliefs you’ve outgrown
  • Things that you believe in
  • Your favorite smells
  • Your fears
  • Fears you used to have but that have vanquished
  • Your goals
  • Your accomplishments
  • A bucket list (things to do before you kick the bucket)
  • Things you want to do in your yard
  • Things you want to do in your home
  • Things you’d like to write
  • People you’d like to meet
  • The major milestones of your life

More Journaling Prompts to Get You Started

  • Look outside your window and describe the scene.
  • Listen. What sounds do you hear?
  • List 5 things you loved about yesterday.
  • Write down 5 goals and why you would like to achieve them.

If you would like a journal, please call the Pastoral Care office at 202.2828 or e-mail Nancy Grogan and leave your name and room number. Someone will bring a journal to you as soon as possible.

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