Category Joy

With Jesus, I’ve Got What I Need

Seven years ago today my daughter Zoey, who was 5 years old at the time, was baptized.  It was an incredible celebration as she outwardly displayed what was going on inside of her, with an awe inspiring maturity of faith.         While it would be easy to assume that at the tender […]

Refreshed and Encouraged

Have you ever experienced a time when you felt parched? Maybe you were thirsty and feeling dry, as if your tongue was stuck to the roof of your mouth.  You longed for a drink, for even a mere glass of water to run down your throat cooling the scratchy ache with refreshment. Perhaps you have […]

Calming Joy for the Anxious Mom

On Monday, June 4th, I sent this message to a dear friend of mine, “It’s much easier to say God loves our kids & has great plans for them when you hold them as little ones.  It is much harder to take your hands off and let them go walk in their journey.” On the […]

A Present Full of JOY

How much joy do you have right now in this present moment? I know, you are pinched for time and there are a ton of responsibilities you need to tend to.  But, I implore you, take just one minute, a deep breath, and ask yourself this question…how much joy am I experiencing right now in […]

The Messy Messenger

Have you ever kept a card or letter that someone has written to you?  Do you occasionally re-read it?  Who sent it to you?  Why have you held on to it?  How do you feel when you read the message it holds? I like to write cards and letters.  No, I LOVE to write cards […]