Why I choose joy
I'm a daughter of the King, grafted in by grace and trying to walk daily in His truth. I live in Denver with my best friend and hubby where I help others as a Nutritional Cleansing Coach, and we minister together at Mountain States Baptist Church. I'm a homeschooling mom of 4, with two more away at college..
I am not so different from you. There are many things that happen in my life everyday that I have no control over. I can't determine what will happen, but I can determine how I will think and I how I will act. I choose to take action when I feel like giving up. I choose to make a difference when it doesn't seem to matter. I choose to love the unlovable. I choose the rough and narrow path, because it strengthens me. I choose to make joy a part of who I am.
Category Archives: Advent
For years, we’ve tossed around the idea of publishing some of our writing. Well, thanks to the know-how of my amazing, techie guy, we did it. Straight from our home to yours, we invite you to take a daily journey … Continue reading
Z – Zealous —> I am challenged and blessed by pictures of families working together at homeless shelters on Christmas day. I’m encouraged by the stories of friends opening the word of God daily during advent season. I love hearing … Continue reading
Y – Yearning —> Today is the day. The day all of creation has yearned for is completed. The promise is fulfilled. Today amid family, gifts, and food I want to long for my Savior. I want to celebrate His … Continue reading
X – Exultation —> Praise Him, praise Him. He alone is worthy of praise. Exultation is a part of worship. The more time we spend with God, the more we are able to recognize that we will never be able … Continue reading
W – Worship —> As believers we know who we worship and why. But we often forget how we are to worship. We see examples of worship in the Old Testament when men and women fell on the face before … Continue reading
V – Veiled —> Perhaps the greatest example of humility was when Jesus put on the garment of humanity. The One who was from the beginning, Creator of all things, Everlasting, confining Himself in a created, fleshy body. The plan … Continue reading
U – Unequalled —> If I’m not careful, I find myself playing the comparison game with others. “Look at how they communicate.” “I wish I was as capable as she is.” “Did you see how their kids listen?” We compare … Continue reading
T – Trustworthy—> In a world where promises are often broken, cheating is a way of life, and personal needs are considered more important than personal character finding something or someone trustworthy is like discovering a rare jewel or buried … Continue reading
S – Song —> I grew up singing. As kids, we often requested song after song from my Dad, who must have known every song written from the 1930’s -1975. Road trips were family sing-alongs. The tradition continues with my … Continue reading