Tag: #ChooseJoy

Life is more

Money is not the most important thing. Did I just say that?  Yes, I did.  How many people go through their entire life making money and not making a life?  Life is not about How much money you have How big your house is How fancy your car is What school your kids go to…
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Are You Too Busy?

I like to be busy, but I must admit… there are times I find myself exhausted by the end of the day.  Why?  If I’m honest with myself, I can allow myself to become over-committed. Over-committed?  In a time when people have lost their sense of commitment?  Can someone be over-committed?  Absolutely!  Just ask a…
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Endless Hope, Relentless Joy

As we come upon Christmas Eve, and the upcoming new year, I wonder how people are feeling.  How are you feeling? I have heard people talking and their feelings are running the gamut this week. People are happy, sad, excited, stressed, and even a few are peaceful. Do you recognize yourself in one of these…
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Dress yourself with joy

As Christians, I would think we have all heard the comment, “Put on the full armor of God.” This comes from Ephesians 6:10-17.  There are many wonderful Bible studies on these specific verses. However, I recently came across (Psalm 65:12 New Life Version), “The fields of the desert are filled with water. And the hills…
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Choose Joy this December!

We cannot let situations determine our outlook on life, our hope for the future, or our joy in the present.

When the dark shadow comes

The pictures you see were left by someone I love very dearly.  When I found them, I asked if I could use them for a blog.  They are shared with permission. What do you see when you look at them? I’ll tell you what I see… Picture 1.  I see someone walking with a dark…
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No Worries

I am excited to be a monthly contributor to the Armor Of God Coffee devotional page on their website. They gave me a really nice intro into it… Our blog for this week on how the key to a “no worries” faith is to realize we are walking in chaos and stop, take a few…
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Surrounded by Affirmation

Yes, I am guilty of being a part of the crowd… taking a bathroom selfie. However, it was with good reason! I have been substituting, at a particular school, often.  In the adult restroom, there was a pad of sticky notes and a pen on the shelf.  Each day I was there, the sticky notes…
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To Decorate or Not (and to what extent)?

Have you put out your decorations yet?  No matter which holiday you celebrate there are decorations involved. We celebrate Christmas.  The decorating possibilities are endless! Will you put up a tree?  Live or fake? More than one? Will you put up outside lights? Where?  On the roof, on the trees? Blinking or not? What about…
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Joy to you and yours

December is upon us and it is supposed to be the season of joy. Right? No matter which holiday you celebrate, I would think most of them include being joyful during this time.  Personally, we celebrate Christmas, with carols like Joy to the world, the Lord is come… God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, bring tidings…
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