Tag Archives: joy

Experiencing Joy

Eucharisteo. My word for 2010. Giving thanks. It’s taken a retraining of my mind to slow down, to notice all the small things in life. To give thanks for each. Some days it’s harder than others. Some days I force myself to go through the motions. Knowing when I do it will make all the...

Does Joy Come Easily? Not Exactly.

Does joy come easily for me? I think for some it does. For me? Not so much. I have to work at it. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good,...

Choosing Joy

Happiness. Somewhat a difficult topic for me to write about. I’m not what anyone would consider a peppy, upbeat person. I wear my heart on my sleeve which tends to leave my emotions on an almost constantly swinging pendulum. Emotions I keep hidden inside. Not exactly fertile territory for constant happiness. Melancholy: a pensive mood....