Posts about Freedom

The Power of Freedom Restoration and Wholeness The Power of Freedom, Restoration and Wholeness

Posted by Dalene Reyburn on August 25, 2017 in Faith, Freedom

Here at Joy of It, we talk a lot about friendships, particularly among women. We encourage women to raise each other up and support one another. Today our guest blogger Dalene Reyburn shines some light on the role women play in another relationship: marriage. This is another union that should never be about competition. And […]

Friends Forgive Friends Forgive: Part 2

Posted by Guest Blogger on July 9, 2017 in Faith, Forgivness, Freedom

Just a few days ago, Julia Mayo with Verity Fellowship began a conversation with us on how, as Christians, we have been forgiven. Here, she picks up where we left off in the discussion on our need to forgive others. If you’re struggling to offer up forgiveness to someone who has hurt you, you’ll find […]

Friends Forgive Friends Forgive: Part 1

Posted by Guest Blogger on July 6, 2017 in Faith, Forgivness, Freedom, Friendship

This week we’ve been focusing on forgiveness. It’s not easy! It hurts to BE hurt and it hurts to CAUSE hurt. But the word forgive in Greek is “alphiemi” which literally means to send away. When we can learn to forgive, we can learn to move forward. Today our guest blogger, Julia Mayo from Verity […]

Rumors Run Wild What to Do When Rumors Run Wild

Posted by Dalene Reyburn on June 15, 2017 in Community, Faith, Freedom

If you’ve spent even five minutes in the last 24 hours wondering (= mildly obsessing over) what a particular someone thought about what you said or did or wrote – this is for you. Paul says we shouldn’t let any unwholesome talk come out of our mouths – only what’s helpful for building others up. […]

Jesus is enough The World is Not Your Report Card

Posted by Guest Blogger on April 27, 2017 in Faith, Freedom

This week we have been taking a closer look at how we, as human beings, respond to failure. We all fall down – it happens. And just as in 2 Corinthians 5:17, we are reminded that those failures need not define us, only REFINE us. Today our dear friend and guest blogger, Kari Patterson, builds […]