Distractions? Or Opportunities?

MEH. That’s urban slang for indifference or lack of enthusiasm; to be used when one doesn’t seem to care. Sometimes life is “meh,” when circumstances and distractions are invading every part of your life. And the distractions are becoming more difficult to deal with because my guardrails no longer fend them off. The distractions can…

Choose Joy

“Joy is the serious business of heaven.” C.S. Lewis Are you enjoying the journey of your life? Is it meaningful? Is it an abundant life? Is it purpose-driven? Is it a joyful life? All too often we choose to have too little joy in our life. That’s because we start to major on the minors.…

Happiness Vs. Joy

Is there that much difference between happiness and joy? I heard somewhere that the word “happiness” in ancient times meant lucky, chance or turning out well. So logic would suggest that happiness is based upon you being fortunate or opportunistic. It would make sense that if events turn out well, then you’re happy. But joy…

Finding Joy In Every Circumstance

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison for fighting for a cause he believed in. Mandela, met external prosecution with internal character, indomitable will and stoic sacrifice. Jailed for 27 years, he spent his time learning and teaching, even mastering the language of his oppressors to be able to communicate with them. Paul knew a…