Bible study is one of those things i feel i ought to be able to do with enthusiasm every day. Sadly it doesn’t always work out that way. So, i am always on the look for reading the Bible in ways which will bring me closer to God.
It dawned on me today, that perhaps I could put two things I love together… So smash book scripture it is!
I have a book called search the Scriptures, which I am going to do smash book style and I started today:
This year instead of resolutions, I have decided to go for goals.
The difference may well only be in my head, but it feels much more positive and doable to me.
They are fairly predictable and revolve around my relationship with:
But they are all things which feel hopeful. It has been born out of the middle of a mindfulness course at the moment.
It is helping me take a different approach to life. Instead of fighting the things I want to change, i am instead, learning a more peaceful approach.
For example instead of fighting the temptation to eat my own weight in chocolate, I am learning to walk away and do something more productive instead.
Its how I have been teaching teens to deal with bullies for years.
Anyway, the bible puts it this way:
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
I think that includes living at peace with myself.
To finish, one of my goals is to journal smash book style each week. This is today’s page:
And if you would like the journal cards I made, here they are:
Happy New Year x