How do you choose joy when you are tired, afraid, frustrated, angry, etc.? Joy is in such conflict with each of these feelings. And yet, isn’t joy supposed to be a huge part of the Christian life? These are questions I have faced a lot in the last several months as God has begun the process of teaching me just what choosing joy means. I just want to take a few moments and share with you some of the things I have personally been learning about joy.
Our marriage so far has been packed with adventure, laughter, sweetness, and romance; but it has also had its share of challenges, tears, and lessons. And those are the things I really want to talk to you about in this blog. Because marriage is a little bit like sand– beautiful, glistening in the sunlight, and… Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned in Seven Months of Marriage [Part Two]
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. ~Psalm 73:26 The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot. ~Psalm 16:5 Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words. ~Psalm119:57 The LORD is my portion, saith my soul;… Continue reading Am I Enough?