Category Archives: Joy

Good Habits for Daily Living

We are creatures of habit, and our habits reflect our true selves because we all build our daily lives around our priorities and passions. We make time for what we truly value, building habits and routines around the things that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dianna!

On January 28 my sweet wife celebrated her birthday. She is as beautiful today as she was in August of 1990 when we went out on our first date. Her true beauty, much like Ruth, is in her desire to … Continue reading

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The End of the Matter at the Start of the Year

Ecclesiastes is a very modern book in the sense of speaking to the dilemmas and frustrations that strike us as so contemporary to our own experience while providing very practical and pastoral answers to those dilemmas. The thesis of the … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Answer this question: “What would really make me happy?” What does it take to make you happy? Do you remember that song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”? That is a good philosophy to have. Have you ever met anybody who did … Continue reading

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The Purpose for Living

I have posted before how I enjoy reading Spurgeon’s morning and evening devotional. The radio program Truth for Life produces a revised an updated format of Spurgeon’s devotional. I wanted to share today’s, which is taken from Ecclesiastes 1:7, All … Continue reading

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6 Important Questions and Answers

1. Why did Jesus have to die? Romans 3:25 – “Whom God hath set forth [to be] a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of … Continue reading

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