Posts filed under: Joy

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How to Remain in Joy

How do you remain in joy when it seems every time you turn around, the world is falling apart? Christ tells us that his joy will be in us and...

7 Tips to Prepare the Way for Joy

“See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make...

How Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop Steals Your Joy

There are lots of things to steal your joy, and waiting for the other shoe to drop is a big one. Last week I was feeling a little under the...

How to Hold onto the Child Within

Robert and I took our first small trip since, BC – before Covid, which seems like centuries ago as opposed to only 15 months ago. Our destination was Pella, Iowa...

The Present and Future Joy that Jesus Gives

Jesus said, “I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and your joy may be complete.” This complete word means whole. So why...

This is the Day the Lord Has Made – Today

Psalm 118:24 says: This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Not yesterday, not tomorrow, today. Watch or read. I feel...

Will You Choose Joy or Worry

It may seem obvious for you to want to choose between joy or worry, but the choice you make includes the side effects that come with each. Have you watched...

Do I Really Mean Thy Will Be Done?

I say the Lord’s Prayer at church every Sunday, but do I really mean thy will be done? I was making the bed when Robert walked in. Always the helper,...

When You Seek and Find Apply

When you seek and find, how often do you celebrate in your finding or apply what you find? In the post, Do You Long to Hear the Word Arrived, I...

Why Have We Stopped Saying Hello?

It was a typical day on a Saturday at our neighborhood post office. They close at noon. I arrived at 11:40 with what I thought was plenty of time to...
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