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Choosing Joy in Life’s Hard Places

An oldie goldie song says, ‘The beat goes on, and the beat goes on.” I feel as though the lyrics describe the pandemic lockdown. I’m ready to listen to a new song, but this one hasn’t finished playing yet, and I can’t change it. What to do?   On the days when I feel like… [ read more ]

How Can We Experience Joy When Life’s Hard?

  I’m preparing material for a new retreat package called “ Joy.” The more I study, the more excited I become about the truths in God’s Word and how they’re meant to transform our lives. Here’s a nugget I learned yesterday. The apostle Paul wrote the book of 1 Thessalonians to encourage the believers to… [ read more ]