Posts about Joy Roberts

I Long to Be Free

Posted by Joy Roberts on June 2, 2016 in Faith, Freedom, Friendship, Joy Roberts, Uncategorized

I long to be free… To have the sun on my face and the wind in my hair. When I was young, I had a beautiful appaloosa horse named Danny.  He was a massive, powerful steed covered in spots.  Actually, Danny was not my horse. But his owner, a family friend, allowed me to ride […]

Why Do I Pray?

Posted by Joy Roberts on April 28, 2016 in Faith, Family, Joy Roberts, Prayer

Why do I pray? There are so many reasons I pray. I pray I find a parking space. I pray that our flights won’t get cancelled or delayed. I pray for my teenage boys every morning they walk out the door. I pray that my daughter is safe at school. I pray for wisdom on […]

The Power of Pants: A Lesson on Comparison

Posted by Joy Roberts on March 30, 2016 in Faith, Family, Friendship, Joy Roberts

Do you know what size pants you wear?   Doesn’t that sound like an invasive question? I might as well ask you how old you are and expect you tell me your deepest darkest secrets! I was at the grocery store last week and two adorable, hip, young and beautiful sisters (like real sisters who grew […]

SISTERING…It’s Something We All Can Do

Posted by Joy Roberts on March 23, 2016 in Faith, Family, Friendship, Joy Roberts

The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body” (1 Cor 12:12). This truth is a foundation for what The Joy of It does as a non-profit here in the Northwest. One of the things we get to do is […]

Dealing with Our Dark Side

Posted by Joy Roberts on February 10, 2016 in Faith, Family, Fitness, Friendship, Joy Roberts

I have the gift of YELLING. It’s true. I’m pretty awesome at it. It’s what made me a great track coach. At track meets my runners could hear me bellowing from across the field. Saying things like, “USE YOUR ARM, DIG DEEP, 100%, RUN TIGHT ON THE INSIDE LINE”…etc. I also have a reputation as […]