Joy

Asking of God

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Joy, Prayers | 0 comments

Asking of God

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full. (John 16:24 ESV) “In Jesus’ name, we pray…” This is why we say this at the end of our prayers. We ask in Jesus’ name, as He instructs us to do. And much like taking [...]

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Focus on the Good Stuff

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Articles, God's Gifts, Joy, Strength | 0 comments

Focus on the Good Stuff

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on these things. (Philippians 4:8) I recently had an encounter with a dear friend [...]

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Having an Outlook of an Overcomer

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Articles, Goals, Joy, Strength | 0 comments

Having an Outlook of an Overcomer

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Be of good cheer, Jesus tells us. But don’t overlook the first part of His statement: “In the world you will have [...]

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Maintaining a Positive Mindset

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Joy, Strength | 0 comments

Maintaining a Positive Mindset

Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. (1 Peter 4:12-13) Can pain and suffering [...]

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Create More Happiness By Being the Joy Aficionado

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Articles, Joy | 0 comments

Create More Happiness By Being the Joy Aficionado

Do you know what kind of person you are? According to the Greek physician Hippocrates, there are four “humours” or temperaments. Most people correspond to one of these four personality types. The first type is choleric. These people are goal-driven and want something accomplished and find a way to get things done. They may even [...]

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Finding Joy in Adversity

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in Articles, Joy | 3 comments

Finding Joy in Adversity

“Life is a Test”, wrote Rick Warren in his popular Purpose-Driven Life devotional. Grandmaster Flash, in describing life as he saw it, rapped these ingenious lyrics: “it’s like a jungle sometimes it makes me wonder why I keep from going under.” Now, having arrived at “mid-life,” I too, opine: life is a maze of surprises [...]

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