Joyful Living

Overcoming Fear with Faith

Overcoming Fear with Faith

Overcoming fear will be a lifetime struggle and challenge for most of us.  We may have fear of failure, abandonment, rejection, or fear of the unknown.  I think I struggle with the last one most of all.  Fear of the unknown.  I went on a […]

Book Review for Evarance – Rise of the Shadows

Book Review for Evarance – Rise of the Shadows

This is a book review for the new release of the book Evarance – Rise of the Shadows.  First of all, I am a little bit biased because my sister wrote the book.  That said, I LOVED this book!!!  I mean, wow.  I had no […]

Finding Joy through Adversity

Finding Joy through Adversity

Today I want to talk about finding joy through adversity.  This past week I flew back East to attend a funeral which is why I haven’t posted recently.  This is a poem that was read at the funeral: Timur’s  Poem Although your work on earth […]

The Art of Homemaking

The Art of Homemaking

There is an art to homemaking.  It is one I think I will have to take my entire life to figure out.  I often have to remind myself that “Rome wasn’t built in a day.”  Often I tend to have an all or nothing attitude, […]

Thirty Day Sugar Fast

Thirty Day Sugar Fast

Dave approached me and wants to do a 30 day sugar fast.  What exactly is that? In the simplest of terms, a sugar fast is going without any sugar for a specified amount of time.  We are also doing a white flour fast.  Since beginning […]

Making Lemonade – Lessons Learned

Making Lemonade – Lessons Learned

We’ve all heard the old adage, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” It’s different when you need to make some of your own. Have you ever had one of those days when you seemed to be dealing with lemons from the moment you woke […]

Joy in the Journey

Joy in the Journey

This morning I wanted to write about finding Joy in the Journey.  What is joy?