The Joy of Rest (#write31days – Day 8)

Hopefully you all have a day off. For the majority of people it’s the weekend. But it varies depending on your work and life rhythm. For me, I take Sabbath rest on Fridays. I try not to make it a day of running errands and completing my to do list because it’s Sabbath. We live in a … [Read more…]

The Joy of Escape (#write31days – Day 7)

Yesterday was not a good day for me. Nothing actually happened that made my day sour, but my mind was swirling with anxiousness and as the day went on, weariness set in. By the time I was driving home, every little thing was frustrating me. Just a few minutes from my town, there was major construction … [Read more…]

The Joy of Accessories (#write31days – Day 6)

I dreaded getting dressed in the morning in adolescence. It was awkward enough to feel uncomfortable in my own skin with the reality of a changing body and mind. For the most part, I didn’t really purchase the name brands, but I certainly felt self-conscious about what I was wearing, in addition to the acne, glasses … [Read more…]

The Joy of the Lord (#write31days – Day 2)

This challenge is starting out more difficult than I imagined it to be. How hard could it be to do something that brings me joy? Well, after a week filled with joy-filled worship, fellowship and conversation, I stumbled back into reality and practically forgot everything I had learned. So, on this Sabbath day, I am … [Read more…]

Choose Joy (#write31days – Day 1)

I was traveling earlier this week. I booked a ticket on an airline I had never used, but just had needed a cheap flight. The purchase and online check in prior to my arrival to the airport was frustrating in the way they tried to nickel and dime every basic part of the flying experience. … [Read more…]

A Time for Everything (#write31days – Day 31)

Wow, I can’t believe this #write31days challenge is coming to an end! I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and it has motivated me to get back into regular blogging! Thank you to all who have followed along! When I had figured out the theme for this writing challenge, this passage of Scripture is what came to … [Read more…]