Tag Archives: Inspiration & Devotion

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 (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 (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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PTL (Praise the Lord)

I was listening to one of my compilation CD’s the other day and the classic country song, “Make the World Go Away” came on.  I am revealing a lot about myself here, but I do occasionally like to listen to … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (4)

As I stated on Week 1, Christmas is often a time to be “frazzled”.  I have experienced the crush of mall shoppers, bustling by me to find that perfect gift for that special someone.  A recent poll indicated that the average person … Continue reading

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Dance Like No One is Watching

Confession time…again…I’m a Baptist and I like to dance!  Whew…just had to get that off my chest.  Now that I’ve admitted to it I need to add one more little comment…although I love to dance I don’t dance all that … Continue reading

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Common Ground

I have been a teacher all of my adult life.  (I know, I know, I’ve said that before), but God has allowed me to teach every age group through the years, either professionally or ministerially…from preschool to adult and so … Continue reading

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Godspeed

“How long is this going to take?”  I asked. “As long as it takes,”  he said. Whenever my husband answers a question like that I feel like throwing things at him.  Over the last thirty-five years or so, Charles has answered that … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View

I suppose when I married into the “Dove” family, I could have expected that “birds” (especially Doves) would somehow have a special place in my life.  Granted I am not a real fan of caged birds per se.  When I … Continue reading

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