The Joy

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” Earl Nightingale My family does […]

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Meetup Groups vs Isolation

I am a member of many divorce sites, places where people can go to share and vent. These sites are support groups for those entering the unknown world of separation and divorce. I was reading one ladies comments.  I don’t know her story although based on her recent post I can tell she is lonely, […]

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Just For Fun…The Joy. I Went Out Searching for a Man…A Snowman

I don’t know exactly how much snow came down in our area of NC yesterday,  I have heard anywhere from 4″-12″.  I think we probably had around 8 inches here in Cary.  The snow on the ground today is the most snow accumulation I have seen in a very long time here in the south, […]

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Finding Joy Sept. 2017 “The Joy”

There is always joy to be found. Memories that brought me joy Sept 2017 along with some quotes I found relating to joy. Hope you EnJoy:-) “Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”  Joseph Campbell Erica’s Birthday Party. “The bond that links your true family is not […]

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Spiritual Short Story. The Carrot The Egg The Coffee

I found this short story on a site called Spiritual Short Stories. The title of the story and the author are unknown.  As I read the story,  I thought of myself and others that have experienced pain and despair caused by an unwanted and unnecessary divorce. The Story A young woman went to her grandmother and told […]

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Morning Motivation Sharing God’s Mercy and Grace

I am reading several devotionals at one time.  Not that I am consistent in my reading of any of them, but  I  attempt to read a few pages daily to try to find God’s will for me.  One of my favorites is “Glimpses of God’s Grace”  by Anita Donahue. Anita speaks of stepping out on […]

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Finding Joy Aug. 2017

There is joy to be found even though life is in no way perfect. Here are some moments of joy from Aug 2017 Afternoon Tea with my girls.  Our trip to the mountains  Hiking in the NC mountains  Enjoying the solar eclipse, my Zumba buddies, good food, family out for a drive, sharing a bunk […]

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Finding Joy in July 2017 “The Joy”

There is joy to be found even though life is in no way perfect. Here are some moments of joy from July 2017 I enjoy posting about adventures and fun times with the family….. Cupcakes at Small Cakes  Peach Day at the State Farmers Market Summer menu tasting with fellow bloggers. Sunday Funday with the Family […]

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Finding Joy…

I found a quote I like on the subject of joy…. “Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain” Joseph Campbell After a betrayal such as separation and divorce finding joy can be a difficult task. I agree with Joseph that joy can burn out the pain or […]

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Monday Morning Motivation from the Psalms

“Because you are my help I sing in the shadow of your wings. My soul clings to you, your right hand upholds me”. Psalm 63:7-8 Thank you Lord for the shadow of your wings. Thank you, because you uphold me in all things, that I have the strength to sing:-) Happy Monday Everyone! KathieyV:-)

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