If you are a lady reading this, did you ever keep a diary when you were younger (especially the one with keys😁)?
If you are a guy, did you ever write down or draw on a sheet of paper/book what you envisioned your future to be?
Writing down things is essential because it helps you recall and refer back.
As a child, you learnt ABC by singing songs and rhymes. However, to recognise and master the letters, you needed to learn how to write them down.
So today, I would briefly give you reasons why you need to take down notes. And when you do start jotting things down, you sure will see a change in your everyday life.
Here we go:
It helps you plan better. I don’t know if you have tried to write down your daily plans before; you can try experimenting if you haven’t. Write down what you need to achieve on a particular day in a book or even on your phone(and follow-through).
You will realise that you will achieve more that day than when you have it just in your mind (because there is a possibility you might forget).
Not just your day, it helps plan your tomorrow and even the future. All you need to do is write it down.
And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.
Habakkuk 2:2 KJV
It helps you recall
A typical example is shopping with a grocery list you wrote down on a piece of paper or your phone. With something written, you can tick the groceries you have bought and what is left to buy.
However, if you have about 15 items to buy, there is a possibility you might forget something.
In the same vein, God has told you certain things in the past, and maybe even for your future. How would you refer to the word He has given you if it’s not written down? Wouldn’t you feel better if you already know what God has said concerning a situation?
God gives certain words to us, either for “the now”, future or even things we are worried about. Take time to meditate on the words He has given and put them down. Remember to always fellowship(talk to God and allow Him speak) go back to Him to know how to move, when to move and what next to do.
Write down what He tells you or what you perceive in your spirit. He also gives you instructions for your future.
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end, it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
Habakkuk 2:3 KJV
When Jesus Christ was tempted, He said to the devil that IT IS WRITTEN…….
God has told you certain things in the past, and maybe even now. How do you conquer the situation if you can’t remember what He said?
- It helps you prioritise
Planning for the day/week or the future should be done in order of priority. I’d tell you why; This is because just in case you’re not able to achieve everything. You sure would be able to accomplish the priority things.
- It makes you more focused/determined to achieve your task. I’m not speaking for everyone reading this, but I’m sure that there are days when we feel we can do more. Doing more is a deliberate and conscious effort, so even when you have a bunch of things written down, ask God to help you work on them.
- It keeps you in check.
- The word of God keeps us in check, guides and strengthens us, so always feed yourself with it.
Write down the things God has told you either through the Bible or any other means He speaks to you, and you sure will experience a change