What’s this Bible journaling craze all about?
I have been taking a blog coaching class, taught by Crystal Paine. I never realized exactly how much I don’t know about the blogging business.
One of the things Crystal has taught me is that it’s important to do videos sometimes. Apparently, videos should help my audience connect with me better. So I am making my very FIRST DIY selfie video. The video skills are horrible. It’s literally like my talking head showing you some Bible journaling pictures. But hang with me, we’ve all got to start somewhere, right?
Have you heard about Bible journaling?
I want to show you my own Bible journal: (Just watch the video below. If you read this in your email, you will need to go to my website to see it.)
Here are a few more photos. I did NOT draw these. I got these pictures from the speaker who came to our MOPS group:
So, in my next post I will share my very first attempt at drawing in my Bible. It is extremely amateur, and it wasn’t over the top fun for me because drawing is not my thing. But it wasn’t unpleasant either.
If you are interested in trying your hand at Bible journaling, I found a few excellent resources for you:
This blogger did a how-to post on Bible journaling that was good: How to Start Bible Journaling
This is a devotional book that actually has built-in room for your masterpieces.
These are colorful pens like the pros use.
And if you just want to do good ol’ alphabetized dividers like MY journal, well, that’s a lot easier. You’ll just need a large binder, paper, and a few packs of dividers! My favorites are the write-on tabs. People with arthritis don’t do folding up tiny pieces of paper and sticking them in a tiny little sleeve.
I can see why Bible journaling is so popular right now. You can express yourself, learn scriptures, and create a visual in your mind that helps you learn your Bible better, all through your own art work. It’s definitely something worth trying out.
I dare ya to try it! I’ll show you my attempts in my next post. I’ve done 1 so far, but I want to try a couple more first because my first attempt was….not that good…Be sure to share pictures with us if you do try it!! I’m on Instagram now as well as Facebook!
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