Category Archives: Proverbs 16:9 – Journey Thoughts

Journeying with God.

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

My husband has a favorite expression that he likes to repeat, “Don’t sweat the small stuff!” and then he adds, “Everything is small stuff” and then I always tack on, “In God’s eyes.” How true!  When I am unable, He … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (6)

Today we end our series on Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord.  I pray that this six-part series has touched your heart in some way and has indeed brought you closer to finding JOY in the Lord. We talked … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (5)

So now we come to the practical application side of this series and why I titled it: Finding J0y NOT Happiness in the Lord. Although there are many great books written on JOY, these two have been particularly impacting on … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (4)

Today we continue our series of Finding Joy Not Happiness in the Lord.  If you haven’t read the three previous posts of this series, I invite you to do so now so you will be caught up.  How many of … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (3)

Perhaps last day’s homework assignment left you a bit wary, questioning why you do some of the things you do.  Sometimes it’s good to get a healthy perspective on things.  Some of you may have thought, “I have to work to support … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (2)

Today I continue my series on Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord. How many of you did your homework?  For those who did, I would be interested to hear what “happy” thing you did and why it made you happy.  … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord

If I were to take an informal survey, raise your hands and tell me if you are “Happy” today?  Now if I were to ask you again, how many of you are “Joyful”? Did some of you raise your hands … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses for the Loss of a Pet

There is great debate amongst Bible scholars whether or not animals will go to heaven.  Questions arise whether or not animals and pets have a “spirit”, and whether or not animals have a “soul”.  The main question I was recently … Continue reading

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How Do I Love Thee?

How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43) by: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1806 – 1861 How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling … Continue reading

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Complete-a-Series Disorder

I have been doing some early spring cleaning this past week…even though this past week we had yet another Alberta blizzard hit us, making it obvious that Winter is still upon us. But I digress…. I decided to clean out … Continue reading

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