Virtue of the Week: Joy

WHERE CAN WE FIND JOY? Men have pursued joy in every avenue imaginable. Some have successfully found it while others have not. Perhaps it would be easier to describe where joy cannot be found: Not in Unbelief — Voltaire was an infidel of the most pronounced type. He wrote: “I wish I had never been […]

Virtue of the Week: Joy

NO JOY? MOVE YOUR CHAIR! In 1937 architect Frank Lloyd Wright built a house for industrialist Hibbard Johnson. One rainy evening Johnson was entertaining distinguished guests for dinner when the roof began to leak. The water seeped through directly above Johnson himself, dripping steadily onto his bald head. Irate, he called Wright in Phoenix, Arizona. […]

Virtue of the Week: Joy

Ways to Bring Joy into Your Life Studies show a toddler will laugh an average of 200 times a day. But, by the time he becomes an adult, he will only crack a smile 6 times daily. What will happen? Most likely, he will get steamrolled by the pressures of life. We all need to […]

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Virtue of the Week: Joy

Friends, THE JOY LIST It was exactly one year ago this Christmas eve, that my doctor switched my PICC antibiotics to something that left the taste of 9 volt batteries in my mouth. My antibiotic options were running out and little did I know that an evasive surgery was in my future. So after taking […]

The Difference between Happiness and Joy

Most people have a hard time understanding the difference between “Happiness” and “Joy”. When it comes to nourishing our soul, “Happiness” is like a candy bar (not very nutritional), and “Joy” is like a plate of meat, potatoes, and vegetables (fills you up and is good for you too!). Happiness is when we are delighted […]