A Word of Encouragement

International Day of Happiness

So, today is the International Day of Happiness. What is happiness anyway? The Miriam-Webster Dictionary defines happiness as: 1 obsolete : good fortune : prosperity all happiness bechance to thee —William Shakespeare 2a : a state of well-being and contentment : joy b : a pleasurable or satisfying experience  I wish you every happiness in life. The thing about happiness is that it depends on your circumstance. You are only… Continue reading International Day of Happiness

A Word of Encouragement

Joy! Steps Toward Finding Joy in Adversity

  It’s easy to lose our joy in the world we live in. Just watch the news or even just look at your own life, your failures, your unfulfilled dreams, the junk that life is throwing at you and boom!, you’ve fallen into the pit of despair. But I believe that we have a choice… Continue reading Joy! Steps Toward Finding Joy in Adversity

A Word of Encouragement

Prayer Changes Things!

Prayer Changes Things I would love to tell a story about how prayer changes things. In 1991, my husband and I were ministering in Savannah. Our church had a ladies prayer group that met once a week for prayer (obviously). One week, I was in charge and I suggested that we go from room to room,… Continue reading Prayer Changes Things!