‘Afternoons With Joy’ Category Archive

Why Marriage Won’t Complete You

What I wouldn’t give to go back to the final scene in the movie “Jerry Maguire” and change Tom Cruise’s romantic line, “I love you…you complete me!” WHY? Because it’s unhealthy and untrue. There. I like that line a lot better. It’s so unfair how the movies that make us swoon and tear up with sweet emotion often carry messages that leave us confused when we do fall in love. 1. Your Spouse Cannot Complete You.… … Continue reading

The One Lie You Believe That Keeps You From Being Confident

She has got it all. You know the girl. The one with perfectly manicured nails, the flawless makeup, the body that looks like she never leaves the gym, and the man who seems like prince charming on her arm. We look at this girl and we quickly notice that we are NOT this girl. We know our mess and our flaws. But something in us wants to be her. We figure she must be so happy with… … Continue reading

The Way You Sleep Says More About You Than You Realize

The way to sleep can actually reveal things about your personality! Comment and tell us if your sleep position gets your personality right! The Fetal Position This is the protection sleeping position, typical for how babies are positioned in the womb and is actually how most people sleep. It says you are ready to take on the world when you wake up. These sleepers are typically introverted and like to protect themselves emotional. They are… … Continue reading

Here is How I Know God Cares About What is Stressing You Out

  Life is too much sometimes. In those moments when our hearts are stressed or hurting, we can either bring it to God or try to handle it on our own. I’ve been in a “handle it on my own” kind of season. I didn’t know why I just keep pushing through and going on my own when God promises to bear our burdens, except that deep down I think maybe my problems are so trivial… … Continue reading

Dads Share What They Really Want For Father’s Day

  We polled the Dad’s from our WAYFM audience and asked them about the best gifts they have ever received and here are our top answers:   1. Tickets to a Sporting Event- Several dads shared that they loved sports! They loved it when their kids gave them tickets to a game because it meant quality time and making a memory with their child while seeing their team. 2. A Gadget to Make His Life Easier-… … Continue reading

How to Rock Your Singleness

If you are single and wish that you weren’t, it can be so frustrating, hurtful, lonely- you name it and you’ve probably experienced it during this season. That’s why when a question popped up in my inbox from Jenelle about how to find hope when you are tired of being single, I had to write out some of my thoughts. Jenelle knows that I just got married, but that I also have waited a very long… … Continue reading

Our 6 Summer Picks For Your Playlist

Make sure your summer is filled with one amazing soundtrack that you can roll the windows down and jam to in the car. We have some of our new favorites to get you started. Comment with any songs you would add to this list. Find all these and more on our side channel WAYNOW.   1. Stars Go Dim “Heaven on Earth”   2. Aaron Cole “One More Day”   3. Matthew West “All In”… … Continue reading