What Is Joy?

Overwhelming. Unshakeable. Indescribable. Those are words I use now to describe joy. But for years, I only knew joy on an emotional level. During the Christmas season, it was the warmth and happiness I felt when decorating my tree, donating hats and coats to those less fortunate, cozying up by a crackling fire, singing “Silent…

The Sweet Spot of Purpose

“If you’re alive, there’s a purpose for your life.” ~Rick Warren I hope you truly believe that statement. For years, I thought I had no purpose, that the world would be better off without me. Praise God, I’m past that period. In fact, I felt like I was in the “sweet spot” of my purpose…