'joy' tagged posts

Finding Joy in Forgiveness

Whenever I am asked about living in Edmonton, I find myself a little hesitant to answer. You see, my wife and I have lived in many different parts of Western Canada. We have traveled to Mexico, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and parts of the United States. Each place we have lived or visited has…

Missing Christmas

I read a story about a family that lived during the depression. Knowing his son loved the circus, the father saved up some money for him to go. The day arrived and the circus paraded into town. The son ran out of the house and sat on the sidewalk watching the animals and performers go…

Christmas Joy

I think Christmas is one of the most stress-filled times of the year. If you take the time to think about all the things you need to accomplish on your “to do” list, it can be overwhelming. You have a plethora of gifts to buy. The house needs cleaning, there are meals to prepare and…

Heaven is My Home

This past week I went to visit my mom back on Vancouver Island. While there, I did the good son thing. This meant changing out light fixtures and the smoke detector and washing walls…smoker’s walls. While I was there, it rained about 90% of the time. In going “home” I realized that it isn’t home anymore……