Junk Mail Journal

"Is Jesus in the middle of the  JUNK of our days?  That was a question that came up over three years ago in a Bible Class I (Connie Denninger) was leading in the parish. What would an experiment look like that tracked the everyday mundane STUFF  that fills our mailbox each and every day? Could this be a process that helps us to learn how to discern and SEE GOD EVERYDAY? How do we become better LISTENERS to our Heavenly Father in our prayers each day? So…. I began to see if there were words of ENCOURAGEMENT and GRACE that unfold in a glance  in the pages of unsolicited paper or mailing  that comes into my house every day. 

A glance at words that blessed my days in the past three years…..

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I used small spiral little notebooks from Staples- they were $1.99 each when I first purchased them. All the journals were different. God had a unique message to be found by each person. He is totally capable of taking unused and wanted material and adapting it to bring HOPE.  

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The little journal is full. The experiment is finished. But, I will get another tiny book and begin looking with Expectation AGAIN- for words that uplift in my everyday drama. "

Have any of you kept a junk mail journal?

written by Connie Denninger