Christian Bullet Journal – October Flip-through

I’ve finished making my first monthly Bullet Journal flip-through. I can tell you one thing for sure, it is different from other Bullet Journals. You see, I’m a Christian and that means I have a Christian Bullet Journal. Well sort-of…

I mean, a Bullet Journal is an inanimate object, it can’t be a Christian. But a Bullet Journal tends to reflect the personality of it’s creator. Since I am a Christian, my bullet journal will reflect that.

If you don’t know what a Bullet Journal is, take a look at my post on the topic.

Hello October | Bullet Journal | Authentically Ash

Christian Bullet Journal in the Halloween month

The first struggle I had was creating a cover page for October. When I went looking for inspiration, I found a lot of Halloween themed spreads. I do not celebrate Halloween anymore. I have been growing a lot in my spiritual life and for the first time ever I felt an uneasiness in my soul about the holiday.

I replaced the Halloween spread with Psalm 62:5. It reads: “Let all that I am wait quietly before God, for my hope is in Him”.

I also stuck a few flower stickers on my first page. I don’t normally use stickers in my Bullet Journal.

Monthly overview for October

My monthly overview was pretty standard. I only had a few major events happening this month.

  • I took my daughter, Brynn, for her 14-month checkup at the clinic.
  • Mark and I updated our Will.
  • Mark drove a young man in our church and his date to the Matric Farewell (Grade 12 Farewell Prom)
  • I had a coffee date with a friend.
  • Mark went with the same young man to a Father & Son event held at the school.
  • We re-launched our website Bloemfontein Tourism
  • Mark and I attended the Global Leadership Summit
  • There was a great worship night held in a small town called Petrusburg. Mark shared his testimony.
  • And my mom went for her annual cancer check-up. She is a cancer survivor and so far there has been no relapse.

I did not complete 2 of my goals for the month.

I do not weigh 52kg – but I have dropped to 56kg, that is a 1kg loss.
We also did not manage to earn our goal amount on AdSense revenue, but that is okay. Better luck next time!

Health and Fitness monthly review

This month I tried something new with my health and fitness tracking. I created a steps tracker and water tracker. My aim was to try and drink 8 glasses of water a day and walk 10000 steps every day. This month turned out to be the benchmark month.

I have been able to reach 10,000+ steps 8 days of the month, and drink 8 glasses of water 1 day in the month.

When you have a bad month it can only get better!

I was also only able to do 1 park run this month. Not out of laziness, but because I had other commitments.

Prayer and Miracle Morning Tracker

In October I added my best friend to my prayer tracker. It is so strange how we sometimes forget that the people closest to us need praying for too.
I did fall off the wagon when it comes to filling this in towards the end of the month. I got so busy!

The miracle morning has been a disaster. Every time I try to wake up to do it, one of my children is either awake before more, or took forever to fall asleep the previous night. I suppose I need to develop more grit.

The challenges also didn’t go too well this month. The Halloween themed prompts didn’t do it for me, and I also was running low on time.

Christian Bullet Journal October Flip-Through

So, this is where I leave the printed blogging world and give you my YouTube video to tell you the rest of the story. This the full month of my Christian Bullet Journal for October, with my comments about the main pages.

If you want to know about anything specific, please leave me a comment and I’ll try and answer all your questions.

To see every page of my Bullet Journal, as it happens, follow me on Instagram.

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