Cheerful Satisfaction

I meet with a group of wonderful women to study the Bible. We are currently looking into the book of James and his advice on how to live a successful life following Jesus. James wastes no time getting right to the point— “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of…

Savor the Joy

Christmas is on our doorstep and there are only a few days left to enjoy the celebrations. As you know from a recent blog post, A Large Helping of Joy, Please, my ‘new’ tradition this year has been to make the most of every opportunity to join in the merrymaking to make some new memories….

A Large Serving of Joy, Please.

I hope your Thanksgiving was enjoyable, filled with family and friends, good food and good memories. Thanksgiving serves as starting line for the holidays for most people I know. At least, it does in this house. I am glad that we begin the entire holiday season with gratitude, following up with a month long party of…

The Sparkle in Life

I along with my Bible study girlfriends spent some time last year studying Galatians. One of the lessons we covered was living a joy filled life. If I take into consideration all of the stress and turmoil each day brings, this may sound like a crazy idea. But when we set our eyes on the…