Choose Joy #100sharesproject 48/100

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Joy does not simply happen to us.  We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.   ~ ~ Henri Nouwen
Sunday 5 June 2016
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One of the reasons that I am passionate about making pages daily, is that in the pages, I “remember not to forget.”  Pages are the path to speaking my truth and create a space for reflection that allows me to orient to whole, healthy beliefs and practices.

Joy is something easily forgotten in the midst of busyness and task.
Joy can disappear in the reality of our circumstances and emotions.
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The truth is that Joy can be sought out.  Joy is a daily choice.
Beauty, gratitude and the celebration of small kindnesses turn our eyes toward Joy.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.  Phil 4:8
May you find joy today.
Betsy
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I create containers for words and paint and I fill them. I craft safe, sacred spaces for people to wrestle, create, heal and shout from the mountain tops.   And I teach people to do all of these things for themselves.
  • Kathy Mercure

    That’s so true! Joy is so easily forgotten. It’s too bad grief isn’t…

    • True. True. I’m still surprised by how intentionally we have to choose joy. The older I get the less threatened I am by grief. I’m more accepting. More surrendered.