Sunday, March 31, 2013


Month of Joy 3/31

This week, I was on vacation and spent most of it nauseous from medication. The walk through Joy has been both timely and appreciated. Joy is strength.

Saturday, March 30, 2013


Month of Joy 3/30

If joy is in the ears that hear, tinge your words with mirth and laughter.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013


Month of Joy 3/27

It is the absence of joy that indicates something is amiss.

Monday, March 25, 2013


Month of Joy 3/25

Having drunk deep of Joy these past few weeks, I realized few things are so sweet.

Saturday, March 23, 2013


Month of Joy 3/23

Relationships that measure in decades are like deep reservoirs of joy; it tempers angry words and fills the void of loneliness.

Friday, March 22, 2013


Month of Joy 3/22

The funny thing about joy is that the more you spread it, the more you experience it.

Thursday, March 21, 2013


Month of Joy 3/21

There are folks in this world that find joy everywhere and leave some of it behind when they go.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013


Month of Joy 3/19

Don't put off until tomorrow what can be enjoyed today ...

Monday, March 18, 2013


Month of Joy 3/18

Joy is like a door hinge. It seems a little thing but carries the weight of our lives from open until close.

Sunday, March 17, 2013


Month of Joy 3/17

Contentment was fishing at the lake with the breeze making the water lap on to the shore. Joy was sharing it with my girls.

Saturday, March 16, 2013


Month of Joy 3/16

Some folks have asked about the MOJ posts. I've arbitrarily chosen March as a personal month of joy. Every morning, I intentionally read/sing/think about things I find joyful. Then I post. Or not. I thought it might eventually be a grind doing it everyday but I've found it's like intentionally smiling every day. Once you start ...

Turns out Joy is a journey worth making.

Friday, March 15, 2013


Month of Joy 3/15

Joy is but one of the reasons why we exist.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Month of Joy 3/13

Humor and joy keep close company; together, they form the hows and whys of life.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013


Month of Joy 3/12

Pursue joy; it's His echo ... His footprint ...

Monday, March 11, 2013


Month of Joy 3/11

Joy is in ordinary and simple things; a smile, a kiss, spring days and warm sunshine.

Friday, March 08, 2013


Month of Joy 3/8

Sometimes, the joy of the task is it's own reward.

Thursday, March 07, 2013


Month of Joy 3/7

Being left speechless with joy is not for the weak. Capture and remember the wonder of everyday miracles ...

Wednesday, March 06, 2013


Month of Joy 3/6

After the rain, the sun will reappear. After the pain, the joy will still be here.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013


Month of Joy 3/5

Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. And even that analogy seem insufficient.

Monday, March 04, 2013


Month of Joy 3/4

To get the full value of joy, find someone to share it with.

Sunday, March 03, 2013


Month of Joy 3/3

I realized this morning that His joy really is my strength.

Friday, March 01, 2013


Month of Joy 3/1

When faced with the choice, why frown when it's over when I can smile because it happened ...