Posts Tagged ‘joy’

Can MercyMe Beat Joy in this Minute To Win It Game?

MercyMe are incredible musicians, but can they impress us with their Minute To Win It game skills? MercyMe recently released their latest album called “inhale (exhale)”, so Joy designed a competitive game where you need to blow a ping pong ball from one soda can to the other! The band members go head to head to see who will be the champions. Which team will win: Diet Coke or Sprite???   … Continue reading

An Honest Conversation About Postpartum Depression

Talking about your struggles is always easier with a friend. After releasing a video about my postpartum depression, I sat down with Bekah (from the midday show on WayFM) to dig a little deeper. We cover everything from why I decided to share such a personal story to how you can identify if you are dealing with postpartum depression. If you missed my story of postpartum depression, you can find it here:    … Continue reading

Postpartum Depression: Joy’s Story

Motherhood is hard. You’ve heard that before, but no one can prepare you for postpartum depression. It seems to be the topic that moms only whisper about under their breath. Hardly anyone wants to admit to dealing with postpartum depression. Somehow it makes you feel like a bad mom and we don’t need to add to the mom guilt we already feel (am I right?) The taboo around this topic is why I wanted to… … Continue reading

Day of Hope: Facing Big Problems with Small Joys

When will this end? That’s the question a lot of us are asking right now. When can we leave our homes? When will the numbers trend in the right direction? When can we make plans? When will things be back to normal? This line of questioning is not new to me. Four years ago, my husband had a medical emergency that launched us into long hospital stays, scary surgeries, and so much anxiety. There have… … Continue reading

For King & Country on What It Means to Choose JOY

We love the guys in for King & Country and their new song “Joy,” so it was great to talk with them about the song, the difference between joy and happiness, and how to choose joy even when the news is bad or when personal tragedy strikes. In case you missed it, we also had Joel’s and Luke’s wives in to talk about what they’re learning in marriage and what it was like to work… … Continue reading

The 5 Things You Take for Granted that Would Change Someone’s Life

Can you imagine not being able to take your child to the doctor when they get sick or not even having bandaids to help them when they get hurt? That is the reality for most of the mothers that I met while in Ecuador. Brittany is a sponsored child through Compassion International, but when she was just a little girl she fell and hit her head cutting it open. Her parents did not have anything… … Continue reading

Which Iconic Christmas Movie Character Are You?

Christmas movies are great because we see ourselves in so many of the iconic characters. Maybe you’re like Joy and when you see Buddy the Elf, you see a little bit of yourself inside there or maybe you’re more like CJ who has been compared to Clark Griswold! Take this simple quiz to see who you relate with the most! … Continue reading