This year, I’m using the Present Over Perfect Guided Journal. I read Shauna Neiquist’s Present Over Perfect book when it came out a few years ago and so much of it just connected with me. When I saw she had created a journal, I knew it was right for this season of my life. The journal has small excerpts from the book and prompts to help you think, reflect, and write. I’ll be sharing some of the prompts and my responses.

Prompt (pg. 75): What does brave look like for you in this season?

Brave looks like listening when I don’t want to.

Brave looks like doing things no noe sees.

Brave looks like being honest with myself.

Brave looks like trusting when it isn’t logical.

Brave looks like invitations to bonfires and pizza nights.

Brave looks like saying yes when i want to say no and no when I want to say yes.

Brave looks like staying slow.

Brave looks like obedience to the still small voice when the shouting is easier to follow.

What does brave look like to you?

Published by Kris

Jesus follower, racing wife, mom of seven, United Methodist pastor... Trying to live a life worthy of my callings.

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