Posts Tagged ‘joy’

Micah Tyler Shows Joy How to Walk Free

Micah Tyler has a powerful new song called “Walking Free” with a moving music video. If you have not seen it, it’s a must watch! I decided to have a little fun with Micah by trying to “walk free” from some of our favorite movies. We have no idea what movie is playing behind us on the green screen and we have run/walk from it until we can guess it correctly!   … Continue reading

3 Ways to Add Joy Back Into Your Christmas

We finally get to have a Christmas together again, and yet…the stress has not gone away. Whether you are overwhelmed, not feeling it, or even grieving this Christmas, God is sharing an invitation with you to experience His peace and presence. Christmas at it’s core is not about the decorating, parties, gifts, or even the goodwill that is shared. Christmas is about the God of the Universe being so crazy in love with you that… … Continue reading

Joy Answers Your Questions on Her First Year of Motherhood

You learn SO MUCH as a new mom. Joy answers your questions all about her first year of motherhood. The questions range from coffee temperature to adoption and Joy shares some things that she has never said anywhere else! Listen to this as a podcast instead: Afternoons with Joy Podcast · SPECIAL EDITION: 1st Year of Motherhood Q&A Pt. 1 … Continue reading

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