Tag: Joy

Rejoice! God’s with You!

This season’s looked different for us. From my going down again off and on (mostly on) for a couple weeks, affecting our plans to get together with my side of the family for Thanksgiving; to both of our kids having jobs, now, and seeing… Continue Reading “Rejoice! God’s with You!”

Grumble-Free Challenge

Ugh! Another e-mail…another thing to look through/respond to/read. I didn’t have time for that…yet the Spirit urged me to open that one…I’m glad I did. In it was a challenge to not grumble (Yup! Pegged!)! It gave some specific ideas for each day during… Continue Reading “Grumble-Free Challenge”

Joy Breakers

Written by Guest Writer, Shirley Taylor Have you ever been so excited about an upcoming event, but when it arrived, something happened that felt like it robbed you of the joy you were anticipating?  This has happened to me more times than I’d like… Continue Reading “Joy Breakers”

Where’s My Attention/Emphasis This Christmas?

Getting the kids caught back up in school from being out with Covid, post Covid cleaning, Christmas shopping, decorating, plans with family, parenting…There are many things that are occupying my brain space, yet God keeps reminding me this season of joy. “But the angel… Continue Reading “Where’s My Attention/Emphasis This Christmas?”

Focus and Run the Race Well

Have you ever been somewhere, when you feel like you’re being watched? You look around, only to find out that, indeed, you are?!? “As for us, we have this large crowd of witnesses around us. So then, let us rid ourselves of everything that… Continue Reading “Focus and Run the Race Well”

Ride out the Rain Delay

I can hear thunder, as I begin to type this. It started about 10 minutes ago, but the rain is just now coming down. My kids are walking to a local park to watch a friend’s baseball game, and we’ve been playing phone tag,… Continue Reading “Ride out the Rain Delay”

Pruning Day

I went out of my way to help. I rearranged things in my day to be there, and God brought things to mind that may have been overlooked. It’s always more fun to offer to do things before you’re asked! Yet, in all of… Continue Reading “Pruning Day”