Life & Springtime | January Glimpses of Joy

Life & Springtime | January Glimpses of Joy

Sometimes when reading scripture, I lose the meaning of what these words mean. The Bible uses all these abstract yet common words that we're all expected to know what they mean. But the more I read them, the less they seem to actually mean something real to me. Love. Light. Truth. Life. This month I've [...]

Top 5: January 2018

Top 5: January 2018

"Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'" - Alfred Lord Tennyson HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here are the top five things I'm working on this month. Warning - they are very new beginnings/new resolutions focused - how fitting for January 🙂 1. Lessons Learned in 2017 I just [...]

The Other “Glimpses of Joy”

The Other “Glimpses of Joy”

Last week I shared about Lewis’ concept of joy: “a longing for the ineffable, something so otherworldly that even our desire for it seems alien: ‘It is… an unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.’” (Whitesell, 2013) This type of joy hits you when you least expect it, it’s beyond your [...]