Posts about Happiness

Returning and Resting Returning & Resting

Posted by Rachel Correll on November 29, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Happiness

For most of 2017, I woke up feeling like I needed another 10 hours of sleep. Rest was elusive. Little did I know this fatigue would be the threshold of uncovering what it meant to truly rest. In essence, I am a doer. I love to refine a process. I love to create. I find […]

A Gift: Undeserved and Unpayable

Posted by Guest Blogger on October 11, 2018 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger, Happiness

Have you ever stopped to wonder why your family or friends love you? Sifting through the times you were especially kind to them and did them favors might’ve earned a smidgen of affection from them. Yet, they truly love you despite what you do or how you act. An unconditional love that only God can […]

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Posted by Guest Blogger on June 28, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Happiness

I grew up in an environment where peace was not the norm. As I grew older, contention became a comfortable and familiar place for me. I certainly didn’t love finding security in a hostile environment, but I was good at participating in it. I began to make excuses for why I was warring, saying that […]

Pure in Heart Pure in Heart

Posted by Guest Blogger on June 21, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Happiness, Wisdom

Blessed (happy, enviably fortunate, and spiritually prosperous—possessing the happiness produced by the experience of God’s favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His grace, regardless of their outward conditions) are the pure in heart, for they shall see God! (Matthew 5:8) There are some seasons in life where it seems that trials, tribulations, temptation, […]

Deep Roots in Faith Deep Roots in Faith

Posted by Connie Armerding on February 3, 2018 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Happiness, Hope

Have your roots planted deep in Christ. Grow in Him. Get your strength from Him. Let Him make you strong in the faith as you have been taught. Your life should be full of thanks to Him. (Colossians 2:7) Several years ago we inherited two potted Japanese Maples from my parents. From time to time we […]