Glimpses of Joy, jesus, my life

Confession | July Glimpses of Joy

"We humans make plans, but the Lord has the final word." - Proverbs 16:1 I have a confession to make… I’m in love with my paper planner. I love that it is full of pretty and colorful pages on nice paper. I love that it is a literal blank page symbol of my week and all the potential… Continue reading Confession | July Glimpses of Joy

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Let’s Do it for the Joy | June Glimpses of Joy

"The healthiest response to life is joy." - Deepak Chopra Just as I love new year resolutions, I love new birth year resolutions! For year 29, I decided I want to start a routine of waking up early to spend time doing what I care about before work...because otherwise, it doesn’t happen. But, you guys,… Continue reading Let’s Do it for the Joy | June Glimpses of Joy

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Top 5 | Year 29

"Don't just count your years, make your years count." - George Meredith Happy Fourth of July! And happy birthday to me :). It's the big 2-9 this year- the last year of my 20s. Year 28 has been a great year. I went to Colorado, bought our first house, celebrated a few weddings, got a new… Continue reading Top 5 | Year 29

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Scarcity vs. Abundance| May Glimpses of Joy

"I came that you may have life, and have it abundantly." - John 10:10 In May, there was a lot of uncertainty at my workplace. Our leaders had to make some hard decisions due to our budget numbers and we weren’t sure what that would mean for our team and our work. This is not… Continue reading Scarcity vs. Abundance| May Glimpses of Joy

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The Carefree Life & Obedience | April Glimpses of Joy

"Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience. For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the… Continue reading The Carefree Life & Obedience | April Glimpses of Joy

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Get Over Yourself | March Glimpses of Joy

Lately, I've become obsessed with the Enneagram- "a description of the human psyche which is principally understood and taught as a typology of nine interconnected personality types (Wikipedia)." I had diagnosed myself as a type 2, but have recently discovered I'm actually a type 4. I could spend this entire post talking about what that… Continue reading Get Over Yourself | March Glimpses of Joy

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Eliminating Hurry | February Glimpses of Joy

In January, I heard a story from John Ortberg on a podcast that has stuck with me the past few months: Not long after moving to Chicago, I called a wise friend to ask for some spiritual direction. I described the pace of life in my current ministry. The church where I serve tends to… Continue reading Eliminating Hurry | February Glimpses of Joy