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Posts Tagged: joy

A Tuned-In Heart

I read a simple but profound verse this morning: “O LORD, do good to those who are good, whose hearts are in tune with you” (Psalm 125:4). What does it look like when our hearts are in tune with God? Here are a few thoughts: We’re not easily irritated when unexpected phone calls, emails, and… [ read more ]

Recipe for Freedom

Several playgrounds are located in the city park near our home. On sunny days they resemble human anthills. It’s interesting to watch these little people as they explore life. Some tots, depending on their personalities, are content to let their parents or caregivers hold their hands as they walk from toy to toy. Others resist,… [ read more ]

A Joyful Heart

On my desk sits a perpetual calendar filled with wonderful quotes. Today’s quote is from composer Joseph Haydn. He said, “When I think upon my God, my heart is so full of joy that the notes dance and leap from my pen; and since God has given me a cheerful heart, it will be pardoned… [ read more ]