Making your own prayer journal

One project I wanted to start during this season was making my own prayer journal. But I wanted to make this project a

One project I wanted to start during this season was making my own prayer journal. But I wanted to make this project a “do it yourself project”. I wanted to take my time, step by step and enjoy the process.

While I work in this prayer journal I want to share with my readers the process and how I’ve been doing until I finished. So, here is a little bit about how you can make your very own prayer journal.

Make your own prayer journal:

First, I started decorating the front of the journal. What materials I used?
I got a notebook at Dollar Tree for $1 on my last trip to Orlando, Florida. Isn’t that amazing? To find so many things at super low prices at the Dollar Tree Stores?

Well, once I got my notebook… I found on Pinterest a free printable for bible journaling and got an extra sheet printed at my local school supply store to decorate my journal. I found out this printable so lovely and beautiful that I decided to use it for my journal.

I bought an assorted patterned paper pack at Yarisi&Co, that I wanted to get for a long time ago. Finally bought them! This pack comes with more than 50 assorted papers (different patterns and sizes) perfect for crafts projects.

I had some washi tape that I also used to decorate the journal.

Finally, used some paper pieces and tabs from Illustrated Faith that I already had. Here is a picture, you can see how I used all these materials. I just got creative! At the end of this post you can see all the links for the materials 😉

The tittle of my prayer journal is “Jesus, my first love”. Oohh… I also used some stamps at the end from Illustrated Faith too.

The bible tabs I used includes words like “love, passion, believe…” I thought they were very aligned with what I wanted to create. I just love the final touch they gave them to my journal.

As you can see, this is just the front of the journal. In the following posts I will sharing the other pages and how I decorated them. Stay tuned for the development of this project. Hope this motivates you to create your very own prayer journal. Also, I hope this gives you some ideas on how to start it.

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Strengthen your marriage with this interesting application

Marriage is not easy.  Everyone who is married knows that there are highs and lows in marriage.  There is always a need to strengthen marriage in many ways. Today, we have an application; yes! an application, that can help you strengthen your relationship. Of course, the most important thing is to have God as the center of the marriage relationship. Know a little about this interesting application.  Marriage is not easy.  Everyone who is married knows that there are highs and lows in marriage.  There is always a need to strengthen marriage in many ways. Today, we have an application; yes! an application, that can help you strengthen your relationship. Of course, the most important thing is to have God as the center of the marriage relationship. Know a little about this interesting application.

This application is called “The Love Nudge” and it’s based in the famous book “The 5 love languages” by author Gary Chapman.  How this application can help you in marriage?

This app will help you apply what you can learn from the 5 love languages.  Even, you can start with a small quiz to identity your love language and your spouse love language too.  You can connect in different ways and make goals together to strengthen your marriage.

You can check out the whole features of the app visiting this website: Love Nudge App and you can download completely free for your phone or device from the Apple Store and Play Store.


I have used the app and from my experience is so easy to use that will you enjoy it for sure! Give it a try!


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Using paper pieces for bible journaling

When we refer to the bible journaling, we talk about the practice of using art and creativity to illustrate the faith. Many people already know about this subject that is now quite popular. There are countless tools to use. Among those tools are the pieces of paper or die cuts.

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own.

When we refer to the bible journaling, we talk about the practice of using art and creativity to illustrate the faith. Many people already know about this subject that is now quite popular. There are countless tools to use. Among those tools are the pieces of paper or die cuts.

I want to talk to you and teach you a bit about how to use the paper pieces for your bible journaling time. The pieces of paper are my favorite because you do not need to be an expert or professional in art to illustrate your faith beautifully. Check out these 5 ways I use the paper pieces in my bible:

Using paper pieces to write a verse or a note:

You can use these pieces to write on them. A bible verse, a note, a date. It’s on you!

Using paper pieces to decorate your page:

Simply get some washi tape or glue and star decorating your page with these colorful and beautiful pieces.

Using paper pieces as bookmark:

I use them as bookmarks also. Some of them include tags, and pieces that are bigger. They make a perfect option as bookmarks.

Using paper pieces along with washi tape:

Make your page beautiful and interesting by using together paper pieces and washi tape.

Using paper pieces as bible tabs:

Some of the Illustrated Faith packages comes with some bible tabs too. You can write on them. Or just use the paper pieces you want to identify a specific topic or page.

Paper pieces resources and examples:

Paper pieces or die cuts, ephemera, tip-ins:

There are lots of options in paper pieces, also you can look or search for “ephemera” that is used for journaling, junk journal, planners and more. Hope this post leads you to use paper pieces for bible journaling. It’s super easy! – Bible Journaling should be easy, enjoy it! 💛

5 easy to use tools for bible journaling

If you are a beginner or you are an expert in bible journaling today you will learn something new or you will be in agreement with me about the easiest tools to use for Bible Journaling.

Bible Journaling is all about creativity while studying the Word of God. Here is a short list of my 5 most easy tools that I've been using these past years. You will be creating a new page in no time with these tools

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own.

If you are a beginner or you are an expert in bible journaling today you will learn something new or you will be in agreement with me about the easiest tools to use for Bible Journaling.

Bible Journaling is all about creativity while studying the Word of God. Here is a short list of my 5 most easy tools that I’ve been using these past years. You will be creating a new page in no time with these tools. Let’s see!

Whit this, you won’t need to draw or paint, just cut and decorate your bible. There are plenty of colors, prints, patterns and sizes to choose.

These are my favorite. I have a set since I started bible journaling. Very easy to use, smooth writing, just perfect for lettering too.

With this you don’t to spend lots of time doing a page. Just choose the paper pieces you need and that’s it. This is one of my favorites.

They are affordable and gives a bit of color without any mess. I use the Prismacolor ones. But any colored pencils will help.

Ok, on this one there is going to be a little bit more work that the others. But, using watercolor paint or pencils in bible journaling is great. So much possibilities! So much fun too! Let your creativity flourish!

There are plenty of tools you can use for bible journaling, but if you are running low on time and still you want to separate a moment for bible journaling and studying the Word these tools can help you. They are so easy to use and affordable too!

Check out my other posts about bible journaling: Let’s read those posts!

How to replace anxiety with peace.

Anxiety is a feeling and it's very common in our nature. However, anxiety can be dangerous if it's not treated correctly. There are many options in the world like psychologist or psychiatrists many people look for help. Looking for help is the right thing to do, but we must seek guidance and help in the word of God. In the bible and in our relationship with God we can find the solution to this problem. Let's learn a little about how to replace anxiety with peace.

Anxiety is a feeling and it’s very common in our nature. However, anxiety can be dangerous if it’s not treated correctly. There are many options in the world like psychologist or psychiatrists many people look for help. Looking for help is the right thing to do, but we must seek guidance and help in the word of God. In the bible and in our relationship with God we can find the solution to this problem. Let’s learn a little about how to replace anxiety with peace.

The word of God says in Philipians 4:6

Do not be anxious or worried about ANYTHING,

Anxiety is the equivalent of not trusting God. And in this verse we are called to not be worried about any thing. Nothing should be worrying us. Now, all the circumstances around us can lead us to that state if we don’t take care of it. When Paul says “anything” he means nothing without restrictions, no possibilities, no spaces, NOTHING!

Then, how we can replace or exchange the anxiety that invades us sometimes with a state of peace? The bible says that it is possible and give us a way. Philippians 4:6 says again:

Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God.
PHILIPPIANS 4:6 AMP

How we do it?

We come to presence of God with prayer (that is our way of communicating with God, vital part of our relationship with Him). We express our petitions accompanied of thanksgiving (that is our way of asking God for His will to be done in us). Then, we make our requests known to God in a specific way.

All of this is part of an active life of prayer, we speak… We express… We make requests… We give thanks. This provides to us an outlet for anxiety. We liberated ourselves, we left the heavy burden that from the beginning we should not have carried. And instead of this, we receive peace that surpasses everything. Even if you are in the middle of the storm.

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7

May this be a way for all us who are in Christ to replace anxiety with the marvelous peace that ONLY God gives us.

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Anxiety is a feeling and it's very common in our nature. However, anxiety can be dangerous if it's not treated correctly. There are many options in the world like psychologist or psychiatrists many people look for help. Looking for help is the right thing to do, but we must seek guidance and help in the word of God. In the bible and in our relationship with God we can find the solution to this problem. Let's learn a little about how to replace anxiety with peace.