joy bible reading plan

A Christmas Bible Reading Plan on Joy

Joy is not always easy, especially during the holidays. If it weren’t already a sensitive time for many, the year 2020 has proven to be quite the challenge. Everywhere I look people around me seem to be battling tragedy–not just because of the pandemic but other gut-wrenching scenarios. Cancer. Job loss. Death. How do you … Continue reading “A Christmas Bible Reading Plan on Joy”

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When You Can’t Choose Joy

I was raw a few weeks ago. Sad. Lonely. Struggling with life. We all have our days, don’t we? Those moments when we can cry at the slightest mistake, unkind word, or challenge. During that raw week, I kept hearing the saying choose joy! It’s popular these days. I’ve probably taught it myself, but to be very … Continue reading “When You Can’t Choose Joy”

If I’m a Christian, Why Am I Not Happy? (A Study on Joy)

      Do you compare yourself to your friend who seems too happy all. the. time? Do you find yourself questioning, “Why am I not happy?! I’m a Christian! Where’s the joy?” Well, my friends, join the “struggling for joy crowd.” We all have our days, weeks, months, and years when joy seems unattainable. … Continue reading “If I’m a Christian, Why Am I Not Happy? (A Study on Joy)”

Fighting Discouragement: 7 Scriptures On Joy (Free Printable)

    It’s my “word” for the year. Honestly, I’m not sure if I chose it because I kept seeing Pinterest images during Christmas with this word cleverly placed on mantels or doorposts or wreaths. But I gravitated to it. Something deep inside felt a twinge when I’d place my eyes on it, and so, … Continue reading “Fighting Discouragement: 7 Scriptures On Joy (Free Printable)”

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