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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Stepping Towards Joy


This month I am taking small steps towards joy. Every day I am making the decision to be more joy-filled.

I am using kind words when I speak instead of tight-lipped angry words.



I am focusing on my husband's strengths instead of his weaknesses. I am showing him how much I appreciate him through my actions and words. 

I am noticing when my children listen instead of when they do not. I love them with smiles, hugs, and laughter.


I forgive others and myself daily. Time is wasted on being hurt, bitter or embarrassed. I am moving on with a smile.


I am letting go of control and letting God take care of me. I remind myself every day that I am a daughter of God. He loves me unconditionally. It is only through Him that I can find true joy. A peaceful and lasting joy. 



Please visit  Elizabeth  to read more about taking small steps towards joy.

3 comments:

  1. This is something I needed to read today. Thank you for the link and the much needed reflection.

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  2. Thank you for posting this. I talked about it in my own blog today. I love the small steps mentality.

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  3. Great list of things to keep in mind throughout the day.

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