Tag Archives: Joy

Three Ways to Have a Peace-filled Holiday Season

Do the holidays stress you out?

Maybe you feel pressured to decorate your home so that it looks Pinterest worthy or perhaps you’re worried you’ll over salt the potatoes, ruining them like I did the year my in-laws visited for Thanksgiving.

The holidays are wonderful, but they can also be overwhelming. All of the additional planning, spending, and commitments fill many of us with dread, causing us to put an unnecessary amount of pressure on ourselves. Instead of enjoying this time of year, we stress, worry, and fret over all there is to do.

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When You’re Not Motivated To Praise

  What motivates you to praise the Lord? Is it an answered prayer? What about when everything works out the way you hoped it would? What if everything isn’t going well? It’s easier to shout for joy when things are good. But, if my circumstances are less than desirable, I struggle to lift my voice in praise to the Lord. Maybe

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When You’re Subjected to Hardship

Has God ever sent someone to comfort you when you needed it most?

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Where does the Fruit of Joy come from?

I am so excited to have Jill M Hoven sharing with us again today! Jill and I collaborated together during part one of our study on the Fruit of Self-control. You might remember this powerful truth she shared with us in her guest devotion: “It’s not by my own power that I gain self-control. It’s through His(Jesus).” Today Jill is sharing

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The Heart Exchange

The Heart Exchange By Aimee Caverly   “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 “Oh, Lord, I know my desires,” as I talked with Him about all my plans, “the desires of my heart.” But as my existence progressed something seemed terribly wrong. My purpose wasn’t going the way I

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