Funny Face Kissing Game

Funny Face Kissing Game

My husband and I have a friend, John, who is going through a difficult time. My husband asked me, “Is it ok if I invite John over? I don’t know if he’ll want to talk about it, but we can be there for him.” I said, “Absolutely.” John came over and we sat together for...
Fullness of Joy

Fullness of Joy

Several years ago, I dealt with a health issue that caused me to have chronic pain. You couldn’t see the issue, but I could feel it 24 hours a day 7 days a week. It was awful. I’ve never experienced pain that debilitating in my life. To give you a frame of reference,...
Choose PEACE

Choose PEACE

There is always something hard in life, isn’t there? Your kid has a rash. You’re stressed at work. A friend is moving away. Your marriage is on the rocks. You’re strapped financially. You can’t sleep at night. No matter the season, there is always a struggle. I’ve...
Joy & Gratitude with Brene Brown

Joy & Gratitude with Brene Brown

The relationship between joy and gratitude was one of the important things I found in my research. I wasn’t expecting it. In my 12 years of research on 11,000 pieces of data, I did not interview one person who had described themselves as joyful, who also did not...
Gratitude Sets You Free

Gratitude Sets You Free

It’s THANKS-LIVING at Joy99 and Joy Worship! As Christians, we know God calls us to be thankful throughout the narrative of scripture. We know God’s guidelines are always for our good and our benefit. But have you ever wondered why? Why does God want us to be...