Journal Writing Blog

The Role of Self in Service: Journaling to Discover Your Unique Contribution

The Role of Self in Service: Journaling to Discover Your Unique Contribution by Elizabeth Bishop Redefining Service You might say that we are all here with the ultimate purpose of serving each other. We are interconnected beings navigating the challenges and triumphs that make up our experience here on earth. The more we unite and ... Read More >>

2019-04-22T12:59:10+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|Journal Writing Prompts|

“Leave the light on” with journaling – Meet Cheryl Finley

BE inspired by Cheryl A Finley, IAJW Member from Western Springs, IL (Greater Chicago area), USA Why did you join the IAJW (International Association for Journal Writing)? I was delighted that after speaking with Lynda via phone, before joining, I sensed that the IAJW was a kindred community of like-minded folks centered around something so ... Read More >>

2019-04-11T05:34:24+00:00 April 11th, 2019|IAJW Member Spotlight|

YES – A Poem by Hiro Boga

YES now this is what I feed myself: sleep in the nest of my feather bed; buttered cream of wheat with goat’s milk and cardamom beethoven quartets, shimmering jazz renata tebaldi’s legs wrapped around verdi. poems that bloom like roadside daisies jane hirshfield, seamus heaney basho. rilke white chrysanthemums in a blue vase my fingers ... Read More >>

2019-04-01T07:51:45+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Creative Journaling|

How to Journal for Love

This week offers us Valentine's Day on February 14th, a beautiful time to pause and reflect on love. There are so many ways to give and receive love in this life. As the saying goes..."Love makes the world go round." Love comes in many forms...romantic love, the love between a parent and a child, big ... Read More >>

2019-02-11T12:13:23+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Creative Journaling|