Category Archives: joy

MAKE ‘EM LAUGH

“If by chance some day you’re not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I’ve said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your … Continue reading

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LAUGHTER IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL

I remember my grandma telling me not to make funny faces or my face would stay that way. She was probably right, because my face has a road map of lines across it. Each of those lines can probably tell … Continue reading

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LAUGHTER AROUND THE TABLE

When my sister comes to town, it’s a special time.  This is our second visit in less than a month and I’m relishing every second of it.  Yesterday was spent with our son and his lady, and youngest daughter and … Continue reading

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DON’T WORRY – BE HAPPY

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss What is the source of true happiness?  Is it merely a state of mind or is it what we hope to accomplish throughout our lives?  Most of us … Continue reading

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PRESCRIPTION FOR JOY

Our world is too full of pain, trials, misunderstandings, hatred, fear and every other negative you can imagine.  So much energy is spent on tragedy that there’s barely any time for a good belly laugh.  When we get mired in … Continue reading

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FIND YOUR BLESSINGS

There are days when nothing seems to go right.  If there is one good thing, it’s totally hidden by the garbage of all the yucky stuff.  Sometimes we simply have to take time to search out our blessings.  Too bad … Continue reading

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PINTEREST FAILS

OK, so the cupcakes didn’t turn out like the picture.  Your hair went straight in the humidity.  Perhaps the kids were all dressed perfectly for church and within two seconds, they were out in the mud looking for Easter eggs.  … Continue reading

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IS IT POLITICALLY CORRECT TO LAUGH?

“While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of … Continue reading

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WRINKLES

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 2/17/15 Each day seems to etch a new line onto my face.  With all the junk going on in the world it’s enough to make one look like a prune.  I prefer to refer to my wrinkles … Continue reading

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GRATITUDE

I love the wisdom of Piglet.  He always seems to know the right things to say.  Our hearts may be small, but they have the capacity to hold great amounts of gratitude. This has been a month of thanksgiving.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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He was so much more

He walked among the people, He told them of God’s love.He came to walk within our shoes, from heaven up above.His words were new to those He taught, He spoke of love unknown,How every single sacrifice would not for sin … Continue reading

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LIFE IN CHRIST – PEACE IN DEATH

The world is not the place for me.  I long to be in heaven. When thoughts like that invade my mind, I need to be forgiven. God didn’t make me to want death.  He chose me as His own. He … Continue reading

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MY GOD AND KING

You are my only King, sweet Jesus, meek and small. You came in deep humility to help me to stand tall. You lift me up, dear, Lord – you lead me in your way And now I praise your holy … Continue reading

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MAKE WAY FOR THE KING

The word Advent is from the Latin words Ad venite – literally means the coming of some one or some thing extremely important.  In Christianity it is the beginning of the season of celebration for the coming of the Lord, … Continue reading

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