Faith, growth

Do You Have the Joy, Joy, Joy?

There’s a song that goes something like, “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart … “It was sung usually in Sunday school or at hymn sings (now I’ve dated myself). I remember singing it many times throughout my “younger years”. Today’s devotion is about joy. What is joy? Here’s the biblical definition. Joy comes from the…

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Verse of the Week

Verse of the Week

The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. Psalm 103:13 (NLT) In what specific way have you seen God’s compassion towards you recently? Leave a comment below.

growth

Oh…One More Thing

As a kid, do you remember your mom or dad giving you last minute instructions? Something they didn’t want you to forget. It usually wasn’t just one, but a few things shouted to you as you opened the door to leave. I can recall many times my mom saying to me, “don’t forget to say thank you”, or “be good”,…

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Verse of the Week

Verse of the Week

Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; But a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised. Proverbs 31:30 (NLT) As woman we put much effort into our outward beauty. With that being said, there is nothing wrong with taking care of ourselves. Doing certain things that maintain a good appearance. What we tend to do is lose…

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growth, identity

He Chose You!

 It was that time of year again, try-outs for various choirs for the following school year. My friends and I have already been in Select choir but had our eyes on the top choir, Madrigals. Only the best of the best were chosen to be part of this revered group of singers. They sounded the best out of all the…

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Faith

When God’s in the Boat

He said to them, “Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?”                                                                                   Mark 4:40 It had been a long day. Jesus and his disciples gathered in a fishing boat, set the sails, and began their way across the Sea of Galilee. Jesus, tired from the day’s events, went to the stern of the boat and fell asleep.…

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As New as a Beautiful Butterfly

Last year for our anniversary, my husband and I spent the day together. We visited an indoor butterfly exhibit. It’s the type of exhibit where you walk through a space with butterflies flying all around you, so that you could see them up close. It was simply fascinating! Butterflies would land on your head, your arm, or your hand. The…

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