Woman encouraged to try journal exercises

Read “A Clean Heart, O God” in One Day I Wrote Back on page 89. Complete one of the suggested exercises on pages 91–92.

Woman encouraged to use a psalm for relating to God

If you do not have a copy of the book, read one or more of the penitential Psalms (6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, and 143) and write about how the content of a particular psalm does or does not belong in your idea of relating to God.

Woman imagines a relationship with God with no secrets as she writes

Can you imagine having a relationship with God in which you lay all your secrets bare?

Woman writes a psalm of praise in her journal to God.

Now read a few of the praise Psalms (8, 66, 103, 111, 113, 136, and 150). Write your own psalm of praise.

Learn about One Day I Wrote Back and how writing nurtures creativity

Click this image to read more from author Jane Herring in One Day I Wrote Back: Interacting with Scripture Through Creative Writing.

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