Finding Joy in Everyday

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How are you finding joy this holiday season? Are you taking moments to rest? In the hustle and bustle of Christmas don’t forget that Advent is about peace and resting in the joy of our Lord. Be sure to share with us today how you are finding joy during this holiday season. Linkup your posts and share on today’s #JoyHopeLive linkup.

This Week’s Featured Post

This week’s featured post is from Pili at My Sweet Things. Christmas brings out the crafter in me. The holidays are the only time of the year my domestic side shows through. Not being the expert crafter, and since I’ve been searching for the perfect tray lately, this project seemed perfect. My Sweet Things is full of fun simple projects to spruce up the house.

This Past Week on Finding Joy in Everyday

Last week we wrapped up the series Why I’m Thankful for My Military Community and I shared some of my greatest loves: Jesus, Doctor Who and Women Theologians. Jennifer Neyhart guest posted on Thanksgiving Day with The Theology of Doctor Who.

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Meanwhile I guest posted for My Journey Of Faith’s Daily Devotions on Thanksgiving Day. Originally I was thinking Thankful for Manure and Mercy but went with the title The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree instead. I don’t know. I’m still slightly attached to the first title.


We are starting a new series on Marriage. Women from all different walks of life (military, civilian, ministry, SAHM and entrepreneurs) will be sharing with us. The first post is by Macy from To Travel & Beyond – Marriage: Fragile Hearts and Precious Moments.

This week’s book review was on Books That Change Lives. It’s a starting point for anyone who is looking to start or add to their library. But there was one, kind of big thing, that bugged me. Read more here.



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The #JoyHopeLive Linkup


Co-Hosts for #JoyHopeLive

Hope N. GriffinHope N. Griffin from Finding Joy in Everyday Be sure to follow me on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram. Look around my blog for book reviews, military life, and more. I will be retweeting your links tagged with #JoyHopeLive over the next week.


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Mary from My Life in Progress. Be sure to follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Visit her blog as she shares her experiences, thoughts, life & faith with you. She will be visiting your posts and commenting.

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VanessaKingAboutMeTapestry Chronicles VanessaVanessa from Tapestry Chronicles. Be sure to follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Visit her blog as she shares her life, projects, and faith with you. She will be pinning your links to our pinterest board. Follow @vaking513 for great crafts, home projects, and as she shares her life and faith Click To Tweet There are so many ways we can pursue joy in our lives, but it has to come from the heart. Being momentarily happy and possessing an internal authentic joy in the face of difficult circumstances are two very different things. I believe it is the little moments of happiness that help shape and prepare us for the difficult life circumstances we all face. My question is what do you do in your everyday that brings you happiness and fosters a deep found joy in your life?

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1. Add a link that captures how you Find Joy in the Everyday. It can be a craft, book review, personal story, etc. Just make sure it captures joy. Do not link up other link parties or product reviews. 2. Tweet or share on Facebook your link with #JoyHopeLive (this makes it simpler for me to give you a retweet and comment). Each week we add the posts to a pinterest board. Go love and share some pins. I just shared my post on the #JoyHopeLive linkup and so can you! Click To Tweet 3. Comment on the posts you love and the two directly before yours. Be sure to include #JoyHopeLive when you do so they know where you found them. 4. Grab the button! Share it on your sidebar or in your post so others will join us next week.

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