Tag: joy

Seek First Project: Laughter Through Fears (Day 45)

He will once again fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy. – Job 8:21 He will, Dear One. Do you believe it? Sometimes I like to remind myself by just forcing myself to… Read More

Sunday Scripture: 1/29/17

You crown the year with a bountiful harvest;     even the hard pathways overflow with abundance. The grasslands of the wilderness become a lush pasture,     and the hillsides blossom with joy. The meadows are clothed with flocks of sheep,… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: How to Dance a Jig

  A time to weep and a time to laugh; A time to mourn and a time to dance. – Ecclesiastes 3:4 You don’t need to be a trained dancer. You don’t even need to be particularly graceful…. Read More

Come and Behold Him

I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God,… Read More

An Offer You Shouldn’t Refuse… Meet Anita

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:12… Read More

Our Response to the Music

“Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I, even I, will sing to the Lord; I will praise the Lord, the God of Israel, in song” (Judges 5:3) One of the worst parts about chronic illness is all… Read More

Why I Hope There Will Be Tears in Heaven

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.” – Revelation 21:4 I seem to be thinking of heaven on… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: Living Water

“Anyone who believes in me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will flow from his heart.’” – John 7:38 I think today should be a basking day. Let’s just run through the… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: God Makes Me Happy

He trains my hands for battle;     he strengthens my arm to draw a bronze bow. You have given me your shield of victory;     your help has made me great. You have made a wide path for my feet     to… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: Revel in the Season

Rejoice, you people of Jerusalem!     Rejoice in the Lord your God! For the rain he sends demonstrates his faithfulness.     Once more the autumn rains will come,     as well as the rains of spring. – Joel 2:23 Whatever season… Read More