I remember a time in my life when I believed the lie that “I must just be joy-immune.” I now know that was a lie, but I’ve also come to realize that sometimes we have to intentionally look for joy amongst the rubble of our lives. In today’s post, Adria Wilkins shares about all the creation God has given to us to enjoy. When was the last time you took a walk in God’s creation and noticed the blessings along the way? They aren’t always in plain sight. Sometimes, we have to look around for them.
Even though life may not be going according to our plans, God desires for us to be joyful in the midst of the shocks and hurts. Joy is not surface deep, but soul deep. It doesn’t come and go but just is. Joy is not a result of our circumstances, but results in knowing our God and enjoying him no matter our circumstances. It isn’t something we can fake or produce within ourselves. In today’s post, Tracy Steel shares about how to experience God’s joy.
Finding joy in life in the midst of pain and difficult circumstances can be a challenge even for the well-equipped. But Tricia Thirey learned that looking for reasons to be joyful in the midst of hard times, can go a long way towards changing your perspective. She shares more in today’s post.