Joy

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JOY HAPPINESS

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family friends fishing faith & food, not necessarily in that order 😉
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“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”—Abraham Lincoln

♡ now…I throw images against the wall; images that give me joy…happiness. And/or remind me who’s truly in control 😉

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📷 ⏳ 💕 💞 💓 💗 💖 🍶 ☀️ 🌴 🌵 🙏🏿 ✌🏾 🐝 🐞 🐦 🏊 👒
The few images that are not mine…credit Google

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Jillian Harrison

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Lillian Garrison

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Friends… wait every day for Lily to get home from school 😀

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Lucy & GooGoo

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My Bible Study Notebook

Definition: Joy is deep settled confidence that God is in control of the details of my life.

Red Flowers

Joy can seem elusive. We tend to think of joy as a greater degree of happiness and, since happiness seems to come and go so quickly, joy might seem unattainable. Without a true understanding of joy, we find ourselves grasping for anything that might make us happy in our quest for joy. One commentator explains the difference between happiness and joy:   

“Happiness reflects a horizontal perspective, focusing on circumstances on one’s plane of experience. We are happy when events are going our way. Joy reflects a vertical perspective centering on God. We can feel joy in trials because we know that God is still in control (as stated in Romans 8:26-28).” Philippians, Colossians, & Philemon (Life Application Bible Commentary)
   

 

Jesus on the Cross by Rembrandt

Too often, we look to circumstances, people, and things to increase our…

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