Tag Archives: joy

How to Find Joy in Your Darkness

“Finding Joy in Darkness” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019   An audio/podcast version of this sermon is here

Has Joy Really Been Cancelled?

Message Manuscript for “Finding Joy in Unlikely Places”   Isaiah 35:1-10 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, December 15, 2013 Joy has been cancelled.  It no longer can go out from Joy, Illinois, that is.  Up until this year, the post office of Joy, Illinois has proudly and generously provided a postmark stamp of […]

Finding Joy in Darkness sermon from Sunday

“Joy: Power of Proximity”   Philippians 1:1-13 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, December 16, 2012    Third Sunday of Advent   Seventy-Five years.  That’s how long Clarence and Mary Joyce have been married.  In this day and time, it is hard to imagine any couple staying together even half that time  The Joyce’s say […]

Intending Outcomes or Reacting to Life?

Choices for Happiness I am attending the Volunteers of America National Conference this weekend in Tampa, FL. One of the workshops I attended today was led by Dr. Juliet Spencer, Pastor of St. Andrew’s United Methodist in Baton Rouge, LA She gave a presentation of choices we have for happiness, based on How We Choose […]