Tag Archives: joy

Reaching Out

As Believers we have been given such a gift! A hope, a joy, an assurance by grace, a peace, an intimate knowledge of the One True God. How can I not reach out and share this amazing love with any … Continue reading

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Exercise the Will

Everyday I have choices: how long to linger in bed, what to wear, how much coffee to drink, even whether to smile. I can look at my “to do” list and let feelings of being overwhelmed consume me… or just … Continue reading

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Anxious Thoughts

“When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your comforts delight me.”Psalm 94:19 Oh how I stress… worry, fret and think on things round and round. Seems some parts of the month are easy and joyful while others are harder and … Continue reading

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Hope For Tomorrow

Moving! I swing from excited anticipation, to mild panic, to just being plain overwhelmed. Boxes are piling up at 2 houses and still, there’s more to do. Friends stop by and see the progress… I see the mess. Can’t vacuum, … Continue reading

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Abundant Life

A new day – mine! An opportunity to start over – mine! A chance to offer my thoughts and energies to God – mine! Blessings, grace, peace in increasing abundance – all mine!  When I wake in the morning, I want … Continue reading

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Taste and See

Jesus told a parable about a friend knocking on his neighbor’s door in the middle of the night. Everyone was asleep. The friend wanted bread, but the neighbor didn’t want to get up at that hour. However, because his friend … Continue reading

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Thankfully Aware!

Today I wrote, Glory to God! on a bill I mailed. I was so thrill to pay off that account! Praise God -went in our checkbook by the entry. Incredible answers to prayer have been happening lately. Paid-off accounts, a fabulous deal on … Continue reading

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The Joy God Gives

On my birthday this year a dear friend gave me a little flip calendar that sits on my kitchen counter offering me a word for the day. One particular day in January that seemed full of more challenges than I … Continue reading

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God of emotions

I find it fascinating to study the human-like expressions that apply to God. You can find God displaying many emotions in response to his people: dread (Deut. 32:27), grief (Gen 6:6), jealousy (Ex. 34:14), determination (Jere. 44:26), contempt (Ps. 2:4) Delight with … Continue reading

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