Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength! (Nehemiah 8:10, NLT) I foster joy with my twin granddaughters, Gabby and Gwyn. When they see me, they laugh. I want them to be happy when I am with them. Joy comes from what we focus on. If we look long at pain,

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Amen To Joy

Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy (James 1:2, NLT). I believe the greatest psychological statement or dictum ever written was not by Sigmund Freud or Brene Brown but by James, the Lord’s brother. In the New American Standard Version of James 1:2, it

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