He Chose You


For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame… Hebrews 12:2 Jesus thought of you and me when he chose to lay his life down. He thought of being with us as a joy. That’s how much he loves us. He didn’t want to be without us. So he endured the … More He Chose You

Sweet Hymns of Joy


For many this time of year isn’t a cheerful time. But JOY can still be found. As the song says, “…a weary world rejoices…” And today’s world is certainly weary, isn’t it? But it is an emotional weariness. A deep question of where is the good in all the bad. So for today’s post, I … More Sweet Hymns of Joy

What Is Joy?


2014 was a rough year. Continuing illness from our house with mold, landlord issues, lack of employment, moving across country, saying goodbye to friends and family, and then a job loss took its toll on our family. So when our pastor, Matt Keller, at Next Level Church here in lovely, balmy Florida began talking about … More What Is Joy?