Journal Prompts – Week 2

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Day 7: Your Top three Priorities

1. My Relationship with Jesus Christ
2. Justin – my husband, lover, best friend, favorite person on the entire planet.
2. (no, that’s not a mistake) My three beautiful children!
3. Living my life to the fullest – or what I consider the fullest.

Day 8: A list of places you have visited

Oiy, this is going to be hard…..I’m just going to list them.
Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan, West Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Florida, Alabama, Oklahoma, Illinois, Canada, Mexico, Cayman Islands….that’s probably not it.

Day 9: Do your actions match your words?

I try my hardest to make sure they do.  I always want my yeses to be yes, and my nos to be no; however I’m human an I fail at times.  Unfortunately, probably the most with my kids.  I hate that reality.

Day 10: One thing you learned about yourself last year?

I’ve sort of known this, but I think this last year proved it more than usual. I never jump to the worst conclusion about people.  I always think people are mostly good, even when their words and actions say otherwise.  More than once in the past year my husband (who tends to lean the opposite) has pointed out something, and I’m always ready with an excuse…maybe they are having a bad day, maybe they didn’t realize what they were saying or how it could be taken…but usually; most of the time….he was right and I wasn’t.  However, I don’t really care to change this.  I don’t want to think bad of people.

Day 11: A challenge you have overcome

Well, I’m picking on that I’ve come a long way on.  I’m a bit of a worrier, but I used to worry to the extent of it becoming paralyzing.  I’ve really come a long, long way in this area.  My worry was at it’s worse when I was young, and I’m so glad that at some point I decided I couldn’t live my life wondering on the what if’s, and had to live my life.  Otherwise, I think I would be in a completely different place in life today.

Day 12:  A need you can meet

I can be a friend when needed, a listening year.  I can help financially when I don’t think I’m enabling something else (I have very strong issues about enabling…but I’ve come from a family of addicts).  I be and do all sorts of things, should people ask.

Day 13:  A place you have been recently

Well, last night Justin and I went to a new restaurant.  It was actually a brewery, but they had vegan options for food – so we thought we’d try it out.  It was different; as in, we walked in and had no idea how to behave.  You just sat at open seats, went to the bar to order food.  They had long tables all down the middle and some bars to sit at, and about 3 or 4 round individual tables.  We ended up at a long table with a couple who were on their first date (Match.com) and we talked to them.  It was an interesting/different experience.  The food was…okay…but the experience was fun.

Day 14: Someone who made you proud

This week it was my youngest daughter, Abigail.  Abigail got a piece of wood…it was HUGH, stuck in her foot.  We went to the Children’s ER, and were there half the night.  She had to get needles stuck in her foot…not once, but TWICE, and didn’t throw a fit, or even cry.  She was so brave and real.  Her realness and ability to converse will with adults really shined through that night.

Journal Prompts – Week 1


Another something new I’m trying out. I got these short journal prompts via Pinterest, and have been using them in my Bullet Journal. 

This is just the weekly pages, I have a monthly tracker and lists too.


I figured that so far the information wasn’t overly private, it would make a cute weekly blog post. If ever it gets too private, I’ll just mark the day as such and move on.  This week’s is a bit shorter because the week started on Sunday, and I’m going to post on Fridays. Let’s just see how this goes, shall we? 

1. What are you most looking forward to?

 Making memories with my kids. Spending time with my husband. Finding out what God has in store for us this year.

2. Three goals for this month.

a. Creating better home cleaning habits

b. Being more ‘present’ when I’m home with the kids.

c. Start my home-made Christmas presents for 2017.

3. Describe your day in 10 words.

a. Catching up with work, then home relaxing with a book.

4. Something that you’re looking forward to.

a. The weekend trip Justin and I have planned in February

5. A time you don’t want to forget

There are many.

a. The birth of all of my kids

b. Marrying Justin

c. The day we met

d. Dancing under the stars after our first date

e. Our first kiss

f. Sitting with my grandpa in his big red chair and watching tv at 5.

6. A trip you want to take this year.

a. I want to go to the beach with my husband and kids.