Daily RELATIONSHIP Nuggets 30-Day Journal Program for Relationships

30-Day Relationship Journaling Youtube Series Workshop Journal exploration for Loving, Full-filling, Trusting and Honest Relationships with Master Journal Coach, Alyca Johnson

Dear Friends,

This 30-day process is dedicated to the memory of Chadwick A. Jackson. Although it seems as though God took you away from us too soon, we know that his plans for you are much greater than our own. Thank you for your support and encouragement over the years. You will be greatly missed. Always Journal is even greater because you were here.

Love & Light, Always Journal

Day 1 • Find a journal that speaks to you • Commit to journaling at least 30 minutes • Make a list of all the relationships in your life • Enjoy the process Always Journal Everyday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-vePQiXwsk

Day 2 • Prepare your dedication bearing in mind that God needs room to work • Indicate date and time on all entries • Be open to what God will require of you during the process • Always Journal Everyday! Enjoy the process! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9MewSbkpkU

Day 3 • Talk to God today and ask God how He feels about relationships • Know that you and God are working this process • God loves relationships Always Journal Everyday! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKLb4Bgp_ZU

Day 4 • Pray and re-read dedication prior to journaling • Understand where you are in relationship to God and to man before moving forward • Social, Intimate, Spiritual relationships, etc…. are the areas you need to identify how you relate to both God and man • People are to be conduits and not crutches • God is your source for everything • The more rooted your relationship is with God, the less you need from others Enjoy the process of becoming the person you would love to meet! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwTvUeX46HY

Day 5 • Do your relationships align with God’s will? • Take time to list the God attributes that you have witnessed in your life • God is a God of growth, expansion, edification, encouragement, grace, forgiveness, etc…. • Can God shine light on all your interactions? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWsjm65wRLA

Day 6 • Is God in your financial relationship? • Financial relationships with creditors should be short lived • A financial relationship with God empowers • A financial relationship with man diminishes • Do you pray before or after your financial decision? • Are you seeking God’s wisdom? The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the LORD. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves.”2 Elisha replied to her, “How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?” “Your servant has nothing there at all,” she said, “except a small jar of olive oil.”3 Elisha said, “Go around and ask all your neighbors for empty jars. Don’t ask for just a few. 4 Then go inside and shut the door behind you and your sons. Pour oil into all the jars, and as each is filled, put it to one side.”5 She left him and shut the door behind her and her sons. They brought the jars to her and she kept pouring. 6 When all the jars were full, she said to her son, “Bring me another one.”But he replied, “There is not a jar left.” Then the oil stopped flowing.7 She went and told the man of God, and he said, “Go, sell the oil and pay your debts. You and your sons can live on what is left.” 2Kings 4:1-7 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Prov. 16:3 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. Prov. 22:7 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4MW33w6XKA

Day 7 • Be in the world and not of it! • Are your relationships based on what you can do for someone or what they can do for you? • Do powerful people impress you? • God is speaking to you through all your relationships • Do not get attached to any one person • Do your old relationships look the same as they did 10-15 years ago? • Do you and all your friends agree on everything? Always Journal Everyday! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvOQ9r-c_DQ D

ay 8 • God is the source of all provision • God is a Creator not a duplicator • The world’s answer to provision is money • God requires that we ask, seek and know • Man forces “gifts” • God wants you to ask • Ask in alignment to God’s will Matthew 7:7-12 New International Version (NIV) Ask, Seek, Knock 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. 9 “Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? 10 Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? 11 If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! 12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lnvynSayGQ

Day 9 • Do you commune with God all day? • Your relationship with God is a direct correlation to the degree of success you have in other relationships • Is God your friend? Enjoy the Process! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqvZF4-s8zA

Day 10 • God requires the secret places • Live from the inside out • The world should not be involved in the secret places Matthew 6 King James Version (KJV) 6 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4 That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly. 5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. 7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. 8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. 14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. 16 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; 18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. 19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. 23 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness! 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. 25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? 26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? 27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? 28 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: 29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? 32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. 33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. 34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxPIviMcp_4&feature=youtu.be

Day 11 • Are you using man to supplement your relationship with God? • Are you in a 100%, 50%, 30% relationship with God? • God wants to be involved in every area of your life • Complete relationship with God frees up your relationships for fun and expansion Philippians 4:12-13 12 I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need. 13 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_Hj9tSx7v8

Day 12 Today take some time and introduce yourself to YOU! • How are your decisions made? • Do you experience internal conflict before making any decisions? • Do you compare yourself to others? • Do you make your decisions from the inside out or outside in? Fall in love with you! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as36EQg5EFY

Day 13 • Make a vow to do no more damage to yourself • Is the self-compromise worth the pain? • If the greatest person you know had to live a day in your life, how would they feel? Enjoy the process! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mvFy36EgAk

Day 14 • Timing is everything! • Learn when it is time to speak up and shut up • A.S.K. – Learn to only do things that you are asked, sought out for or someone knocks on your door/cube. • How do you handle your life’s situation? Enjoy you! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBxucWQqb2U

Day 15 • God loves family! • Explore your family dynamic • What makes your family different from others? • You have not been placed in the wrong family! • You can only rise as high as you allow others to rise. Enjoy your family! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZApzrzSAtbA

Day 16

  • How well do you rest knowing that other families may not have the basics to live a life as comfortably as yours?
  • Do you consider everyone family?
  • Everyone is connected
  • We are all family!

During His three-year ministry, Jesus shattered some prevailing notions of what it meant to be part of a family: “While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him. Someone told him, ‘Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you.’ He replied to him, ‘Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?’ Pointing to his disciples, he said, ‘Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother’” (Matthew 12:46-50). Now we must clear up some misconceptions with this passage. Jesus is not saying that biological family isn’t important; He is not dismissing His mother and brothers. What He is doing is making the clear theological point that in the Kingdom of Heaven, the most important family connection is spiritual, not physical. This is a truth made explicitly clear in John’s Gospel, when the evangelist says, “Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God” (John 1:12-13).

Read more: http://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-family.html#ixzz2hps6LGA1

Enjoy the process!

Day 17

  • Parenting is not one size fits all
  • Pray before punishing
  • Understand who your child was created to be
  • Only give parenting advice that recommends love and prayer
  • Don’t stifle your children by stunting their growth by blocking their lessons
  • Are you parenting from your past, your emotions or your prayers?

Enjoy the process!

Day 18

  • Are you able to be parented?
  • Who do rely on for wise counsel/great advice?
  • Being parented requires humility
  • Just because someone is “old” chronologically does not make them wise
  • If you are the wisest/smartest in your group, it’s time to change groups
  • Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool,
    but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered. Proverbs 28:26

Enjoy the process!

Day 19

  • Pay close attention to our work relationships today
  • How do your work relationships fair in relationship to your family relationships?
  • How would you handle similar situations in both your work and family life?

Enjoy the process!

Day 20

  • Do you bring your work home?
  • Listen to your conversations. Are they heavy with stories about work?
  • Do you talk about co-workers more than your family?
  • Your work is here to serve you.

Have fun!

Day 21

  • What does God require for your relationship?
  • Begin to imagine the best for your intimate relationship
  • Spend 24-hours with your mate in your imagination
  • Create your relationship based on the Kingdom within

Have Fun!

Day 22

  • What does God require for your relationship?
  • Begin to imagine the best for your intimate relationship
  • Spend 24-hours with your mate in your Imagination
  • Create your relationship based on the Kingdom within

Have Fun!

Day 23

  • Enjoy basking in the glow of your future relationship!
  • Take time today to take note of how you actually spend a 24 hour day with your significant other.
  • Observe without judgment
  • Know that the future is up to you!

Enjoy the process!

Day 24

  • It’s time to bridge the gap between where you are to where you want to be in your relationship
  • Use the 24-hour clock and outline each day
  • Know that the vision you have regarding your relationship has been approved by God
  • Radical obedience makes the change happen
  • You determine how quickly or slowly the process goes

Enjoy your newly evolving relationship!

Day 25

  • It’s now time to REALLY bridge the gap between from where you are to where you want to be in your relationship.
  • 12-3 AM is all about dreams and visions.
  • If your dreams and visions are not clear, ask God for clarity.
  • Know that the vision you have regarding your relationship has been approved by God.
  • Radical obedience makes the change happen.
  • You determine how quickly or slowly the process goes.
  • You are not alone in the process. God is requiring me to go even deeper than you!
  • Never give up on the promise.
  • Your dedication always comes to fruition, if you don’t quit.
  • Give God equal time.

Don’t give up!

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