February 2022 Doodle Challenge -Love

February 2022 Doodle Challenge headerThe monthly Doodle challenge has become more popular of late, so I made sure to get it up this month 🙂  There are lots of really great creative people in my Facebook group and I love to see their art!

This month is the month of “love”, so that’s our theme for this month.

Let’s see those doodles!  If you are in my Facebook group, please post your daily doodles there so we can be inspired!

Why do we doodle? Doodling simple things helps you to develop your drawing skills, which helps you increase your Bible art journaling skills. It also increases your hand/eye coordination which helps in many areas of life!

This challenge is participated in by the members of my Facebook group, Christian Planner, Journal, and Craft Fellowship and any of you who would like to join us! You can join us in the group or join along on Instagram.
Click the thumbnail image below to pull up the full-sized PDF file for printing! –>

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I usually print these out on 28 pound white paper (or 32 pound paper is even better) and just stick them right into my planner or journal. The heavier the paper, the less chance it will tear out of your binder or planner by accident and helps resist bleeding or ghosting from your pens or markers. It helps the page turn easier too.

For planner stickers, etc:  If you choose to print these out on full-size (letter) sticker paperI use these here. They’re priced great and you can write on them easily. They are good enough quality for my needs. If you want a top-quality sticker paper look for these or clear vinyl ones here. (Though not all pens or markers will write well on the clear ones). If you don’t want to use sticker paper, you can print them on card stock or regular printer paper and glue them down. Honestly, the sticker paper is the most economical  way, however for everyday planning stickers. Regardless of the type.

Going through a lot of ink printing out planner stickers? Do like I did and enlist in the HP Instant Ink program! I’ve saved so much money on ink since I did several years ago. They have different plans, but the one I’m in is the plan that lets me print up to 300 pages worth of ink for just over $11 per month. That’s regardless of the amount of ink on the page.  I love printing out pictures on photo paper.  I fit 4 4×6-inch photos on one sheet of photo paper.  Imagine the amount of photos you can print at four pages per one page and the cost is the same for a full page of photo ink as it is for one dot.  It goes by the page, not the amount of ink!  You can choose lesser pages for a lower rate, but I do a lot of printing between coupons, planner stickers and other things. Click on the image here to check it out! –>

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February 2022 Scripture Writing Plan -Affection

February 2022 Scripture Writing plan headerHello everyone!  I hope you all are well and are surviving January and everything going on in the world. So many of my friends and loved ones have endured Covid or one of it’s variants. A lady from church passed away from it,  a childhood neighbor passed away, others have developed Covid pneumonia.  My son and I had Covid in August and I had Covid pneumonia.  I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy!

All the mandates, lockdowns, etc that has never happened before in our lifetimes have so many of us scared and nervous to go to church or most places in public.

God gives us wisdom and watches over us. I really think He guides and directs us to make the decisions for ourselves and those we care for.  Some people are adamant mask wearers and jab receivers, others do tons of research and reach the opinions against the jab and/or masks.

I think we all need to be reminded to love each other regardless of our decisions in all of this.  That brings me to February’s scripture writing plan:  Affection.  We are called to love one another above all else.  Romans 12:10 tells us, “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.”

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