• “Family Testimony” (December 2002 Friend)
    President Henry B. Eyring shares lessons learned from his pioneer ancestor’s journal. He is grateful his ancestor kept a journal.
  • “I Have a Question!” (January 2017 Friend)
    Writing in a journal can help you figure out answers about life and the gospel.
  • “Jared’s Journal” (August 2006 Liahona and Friend)
    Jared learns to keep a journal just like his big brother.
  • “Jump Into Journaling” (August 2007 Liahona and Friend)
    A young girl from Chile loves to journal and jump rope.
  • “Keeping a Record” (November 2006 Friend)
    President Wilford Woodruff (1807–1898) faithfully kept a journal for 63 years.
  • “My Not-So-Great Sixth-Grade Year” (December 2016 Friend)
    A girl writes in a journal to help her feel better after a bad first day at a new school, but as she writes throughout the year, things get better.
  • “Picture Journals” (July 2006 Friend)
    Instructions to make a journal for children too small to write.
  • “Scripture Journal” (January 2010 Liahona and Friend)
    Suggestions for making a scripture journal.
  • “The Story of Grammy Rose” (September 2019 Friend)
    Tamika asks her grandmother to tell a story about one of her ancestors who escaped slavery. Tamika asks if she can have a journal to write her own story.
  • “The Treasure Box” (March 2017 Friend)
    Tasha, Patrick, and Zach can’t wait to open their dad’s treasure box.


  • “Family History Mystery: The Mystery of the Journal” (November 2015 Friend)
    Find out if your parents and grandparents kept a journal and copy one of their stories. Then use these ideas for writing in your own journal.
  • “Keep a Record” (September 2016 Friend)
    Writing in a journal is a great thing to do on Sundays. Here are some ideas of things to write about.
  • “Rubber-Band Books” (January 2018 Friend)
    Make this book and use it to answer the journal prompts on “For Older Kids.”