The Challenge of Mental Discipline

“I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 (BSB) We think. We feel. We act. We become. Because our thoughts accumulate and affect who we are in every area of our lives, we have to … Read More

The Joy of the Lord

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11 ESV The fullness of joy is found in one place only… In His presence!” … Read More

Filled with Joy

“You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11 Sometimes I just need more joy in my life. Don’t you? Joy doesn’t just happen … Read More

Get Your Happy On – 7 Tips for More JOY!

“Be very careful what you think. Your thoughts run your life.” Proverbs 4:23 Here are 7 tips for a joy-filled day:   Pay attention to what you are paying attention to. Our brain is changing moment-by-moment based on what we … Read More

Declaring God’s Word

“By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.” – Hebrews 11:3 I am awed at how something can come from nothing, simply by … Read More

Joy: The Secret Weapon

“Count it all joy when you meet trials…” James 1:2 Brother James, what are you thinking? I don’t know about you, but when I am in a trial, joy is not my natural inclination. Instead, I respond like a toddler … Read More

A Joyful Heart!

“In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 I am blessed with eight wonderful children, and I thank God for these precious gifts. In the Bible, God says that … Read More

Affirming Self-Talk

“But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”  ~ John 14:26 I am going to admit it, I … Read More

Be Kind to Yourself

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”~‭‭Psalms‬ ‭139:13-14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Sweet Mom, over the course … Read More

 Look for the JOY in Each Day

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 How we live our days, burdened or joyful, stressed or blessed, despair or hopeful, is all in our … Read More