Why am I so overwrought? Why am I so disturbed? Why can’t I just hope in God? Despite all my emotions, I will believe and praise the One who saves me and is my life. Psalm 42:5 Voice
Relying on ourselves to deal with emotions on a daily basis is frustrating, exhausting, and ultimately, futile. Like the psalmist in the above scripture does, we need to turn our emotions to God by expressing them and deciding to believe God will take care of us. Journaling is a great way to help us navigate the emotions we feel, but we have to make sure to use this incredible tool spiritually.
Join Russ and friends as they discuss how to use journaling spiritually. Spiritual journaling can be extremely useful in our walk with God when it helps us navigate our emotions in prayer or understand God and the Bible better.
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- Psalm 42:5 Voice  Why am I so overwrought? Why am I so disturbed? Why can’t I just hope in God? Despite all my emotions, I will believe and praise the One who saves me and is my life
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