Tagged with joy

Sometimes You Just Have to Cry It All Out

There are days and there are weeks — and there are days that seem like weeks.  Stories told one by one that fill the tank of one’s soul.  I love the stories — I live in the stories.  My heart stretches with the story and grows with  new understanding … new compassion . Some stories … Continue reading

Joy Comes in the Morning

“Weeping may endure for a night,  but joy comes in the morning.” Psalm 30:5  (NKJV)  I wanted you to know that it’s true !  It’s pretty certain we will have trouble in our lives and it’s pretty certain there will be weeping …but joy really does come!   Ironically, I could have also entitled this post, “Joy … Continue reading

What Happens When Joy and Sorrow Meet

What happens when joy and sorrow meet?  Do they embrace like old friends?  Or are they repulsed by each other — a more awkward sort of greeting — uncomfortable for all who are watching? Or perhaps they greet like casual friends with small talk and surface conversation, not getting too deep or too personal.  Do … Continue reading