How to Choose the Right Write the Word Journal (for You or a Friend!)

How to Choose the Right Write the Word Journal (for You or a Friend!)

With our growing collection of Write the Word Bible journals, we've found ourselves answering the question "which journal is right for me?" more and more often. Which we love! Helping you find the right journal is one of our team's favorite things to do, and we'll always be happy to help you find the perfect fit for your unique life situation. Send us a note!

In the meantime, we thought we'd share a few of our go-to recommendations. Write the Word journals make perfect gifts for women in all seasons of life (they've helped thousands of women find a simpler way to get right into the Bible!), and we hope this guide makes it easier for you to pick the perfect volume for your best friend, mom, sister, or kiddo's teacher—or yourself!

Below, we've included a brief description of each journal, and then our suggestions for a few life situations. Note that some journals are limited-edition or are currently sold out!


Write the Word | Anxiety provides peace and comfort for those who struggle with anxiety. This volume will help you fix your eyes on the Lord, the One who gives us true peace even when we are worried and overwhelmed.

Write the Word | Cultivate Confidence will remind you of who God says you are. You'll grow your confidence from a place of unshakable trust!

Write the Word | Contentment will help you grow in contentment through God's promises and assurances to us. Full of scripture on thankfulness, this volume will help you get after grateful!

Write the Word | Cultivate Courage encourages you to trust in the Lord as you navigate fears, doubts, and anxieties. With this journal, you'll learn to depend on God, who gives you strength and boldness to face every difficult and stressful situation.

Write the Word | Cultivate Faith follows the narrative arc of the Bible, walking you through the fundamentals of the Christian faith.

Write The Word Journal | Fruit of the Spirit: Cultivate the fruit of the Spirit from Galatians 5 as you explore the attributes of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control in Write the Word | Fruit of the Spirit.

Write the Word | The Garden leads you into the rich garden imagery of the Bible. From flowers to trees to the garden of Gethsemane and many garden parables, this volume is the perfect fertilizer to nourish the soil of your soul.

Write the Word | The Gospels will give you a glimpse of Jesus's life, death, and resurrection by writing at least one verse or passage from every chapter in the four Gospels over four volumes.

Write the Word | Cultivate Hope will help you find God's peace and assurance in seasons of waiting, challenge, or unknown.

Write the Word | Cultivate Joy will help you delight in God's goodness. This volume will help you celebrate the joy that's yours with a life of faith!

Write the Word | Cultivate Love will remind you of the all-encompassing, world-changing love of God.

Write The Word Journal | Cultivate Prayer is filled with scriptures specifically selected to help you grow your daily connection with the source of life Himself. Flourish in your faith through the gift and practice of prayer with this journal!

Write the Word | Psalms will walk you chronologically through each chapter in Psalmsone of the most refreshing and accessible books of the Bible!

Write the Word | Refresh Your Mind will walk you through beloved verses that point to God's ability to transform our minds and renew our spirits.

Write the Word | Cultivate Renewal will remind you of God's promise to make all things new. Get still and reflect on His life-giving truth with this special volume.

Write the Word | Wisdom will help you lean into a Biblical understanding of wisdom - what it is, why it's valuable, and how you can get it. 

Write the Word for Kids plants the seeds of God’s word deep in the heart of your child. The perfect starting journal for kids, they're a great activity for boys and for girls ages 5-12. 

Write the Word for Kids | Friendship helps kids learn how God loves them and how we can love others through Him. This volume includes scriptural reminders of God’s love for us and His power to help His children care for others.

Write the Word for Kids | Fruit of the Spirit helps kids  learn about the fruit of the Spirit from Galatians 5: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

Write the Word for Kids | Peace is the perfect complement to our grown-up Anxiety journal.


The mama with a new baby: Contentment, Worship, Confidence
The mama of little ones: 
Joy, Blank, Refresh Your Mind
The mama of teens: 
Hope, Renewal, Wisdom
The mama of young adults:
 Contentment, Blank, Worship
Someone struggling with infertility: 
Hope, Joy, Renewal
Your kiddo's teacher: 
The Garden, Joy, Wisdom
Someone brand-new to her faith: 
Faith, Confidence, Wisdom
Someone diving back into her faith: 
Renewal, Hope, Faith
A college student: 
Worship, Confidence, Refresh Your Mind
Someone experiencing grief: 
Hope, Worship, Renewal
Someone in a season of transition: 
Contentment, Joy, Renewal
A prayer warrior: 
The Garden, Worship, Blank
Your mother-in-law: 
Joy, The Garden, Wisdom
Your grandmother: 
Worship, The Garden, Blank
Someone struggling with her purpose or calling: 
Hope, Confidence, Wisdom
A newlywed: 
Joy, Blank, Confidence
Someone celebrating an anniversary: 
Joy, Worship, Blank
Someone who's always pouring out for others: 
Renewal, Forgiveness, Confidence

Bonus! Your favorite kiddo:
Can't go wrong with any of our three current volumes: Friendship, Peace, and Fruit of the Spirit.

Of course, these are just starting places—you know your loved one best. The good news: you can't go wrong with whichever volume you choose! We'd love to hear what suggestions you'd add to our list!

1 comment

Hi! I love Write the word journals and to give them or do them with my kids. I love to see one for teen sons. More masculine for them.
Thanks for all you do!

Debbie Roub

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Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas is Cultivate What Matters' Content Strategist and Writer. With over a decade at Cultivate, Emily loves helping women uncover what matters, set good goals, and live them out with joy. Her free time is spent with her high-school-sweetheart husband and three young kiddos.

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