Category Archives: Joyful Living Blog

You don’t know how good you have it

You don’t know how good you have it. A while ago, I sat my 9 and 11 year old sons down and said those words to them. I tried my best to explain to them, along with practical examples: Life is often more than what it seems. You are living someone else’s dream. I pray… Continue Reading

3 little wishes for you and for me

Dear Friends, I have 3 little wishes for you and for me: I hope you always learn from your mistakes, And remember that life goes on, even after you’ve made horrible mistakes. I hope you always find countless reasons to smile, And remember to count your blessings. I hope you find a way to encourage… Continue Reading

What do you really want from life?

Today, I am asking myself “What do you really want from life?” I am prayerfully reconsidering my priorities in life while asking myself – What do I really want in life? What is my ultimate goal in life? What is my ultimate measure of success? Is my ultimate measure of success loads and loads of… Continue Reading

I have no self control!

“I have no self control!” ~ Do you ever feel this way? Read on! My boys and I stopped at a new store on our way back from school one day. We stumbled on some treats in a brand I know my husband particularly enjoys. I was excited to see these yummy snacks, as our… Continue Reading