Tag Archives: Joy

Flashers Give Joy To Tourists – Best Money Ever Spent

[From the archives.] It all starts with a little girl putting her money in a hat: Did you see the kids helping to conduct and adults here and there singing along with the professional choir? And of all the people … Continue reading

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The Joy of Forgiveness, Oh Happy Day

When the Bible says your sins are forgiven, it means forgiven: When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Desire

We can become slaves of our desires, and dissipate; but what joy to be desired by the One we serve, and flourish. ***

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Sunday Joy – The Flying Fingers of a Bach Toccata

Hans-André Stamm’s brief performance of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor is captivating. Not only does he capture all the dark joys of the piece, but the organ itself is stunningly beautiful.

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Incomparable Joy – a quote from another world

In Perelandra, C.S. Lewis writes of what joy is like in a world that knows no sin: Every joy is beyond all others. The fruit we are eating is always the best fruit of all. This is what I expect … Continue reading

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Married 26 Years and Looking Elsewhere for Happiness – an anniversary post

Rejoice in the wife of your youth. (Proverbs 5:18.) The Wedding We married in the little church my wife grew up in, on a hill overlooking San Diego Harbor. The most memorable moment was when the minister asked us if … Continue reading

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Chief Funster? Where do I sign up?!

Australia is at it again, getting a ton of free tourist publicity by advertising a job opening for Chief Funster. Or you could apply to be an Outback Adventurer. Want a crack at one of these $100k jobs? Get in a … Continue reading

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Flashers Give Joy To Tourists – Best Money Ever Spent

If you can watch this without getting a lump in your throat, you’re made of sterner stuff than I am: Of all the people in the crowd, I’d want to be the little girl on the lamppost! They were performing … Continue reading

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Giving Birth to the Wind?

I love the Bible’s use of language. There are figures of speech in there that sometimes make me stop and just admire the wordcraft going on. One metaphor that is returned to often is childbirth. Here’s an instance where Jesus himself … Continue reading

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