Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Journaling + a Giveaway

Recently, I've learned that I am someone who needs to write everything down. I've always known that I'm a listmaker. I need to get all of my to-dos out on paper. I can't grocery shop without a written list, and I operate best with a calendar on the wall in my kitchen. But only recently have I realized the importance of journaling in my life. I need to write out my thoughts, prayers, dreams, and goals. I feel SO much better when I can scribble out the words to my feelings. It is therapeutic for me, and it helps me to process whatever highs and lows I am going through.

Last month, a group of gals from church and I formed a Bible study. The focus is on being still in the Lord, and we are doing a lot of journaling and creative things. It was the push that I needed to start journaling on a regular basis. During our last meeting, we made bookmarks with one word that we felt God calling us to. I chose "freely" from The Message's paraphrase of Jesus' words in Matthew 11. 

"Come to me. Get away with me, and you'll recover your life. I'll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me - watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won't lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me, and you'll learn to live freely and lightly."

I love those verses! And I especially love the idea of living freely with Jesus.

Soon after I started into this Bible study, I was offered a chance to review a pretty Bible Journaling Kit from Ellie Claire. With pages of stickers and colored pencils and a cute green carrying case, I knew it would be perfect for my new journaling hobby.

With this kit, you can create a work of art on the pages of your Bible. I love the colorful tab stickers to mark encouraging verses that speak to your heart.

The kit comes with:

·         4 sheets of word stickers
·         4 sheets of alphabet stickers
·         24 tab stickers
·         8 colored pencil twists
·         1 journaling pen
·         1 pouch with adjustable strap to fit Bibles of all sizes
·         1 ruled page protector mat with tracing lines

Buy it through these following stores:
            Barnes & Noble:
Christian Book Distributors:

Enter for a chance to win the Bible Journaling Kit by using the Rafflecopter below!

For another chance to win the kit (from the company website), click here. There are also some free printable coloring pages through that link. :)

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the
Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.


  1. So excited! I just got into this as well! Have you heard of illustrated faith!? She has some great products and ideas! Also day spring had some great stickers, paints and add ins for your bible! Have you got a journeling bible!? Hubby bought me one and I love it!! Can't wait to look up Ellie Claires site!

  2. This is so pretty! I love the idea of journaling quiet times.


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