Joy

This list includes every page tagged with "Joy."

  • By Alex Haider-Winnett
    From Braver/Wiser
    God is not a distant force, far away. God is in the beating of our hearts and the backbeat of a funky baseline. God is in a four-on-the-floor drum fill, and in the achy joints and sore muscles the day after.
  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    From Braver/Wiser
    We could see the main path to the swimming hole ahead, but we had to pick our way through sand spurs to get there. Behind us were rattlesnakes. What did the youth do? They started playing.
  • By Hannah Roberts Villnave
    From WorshipWeb
    Bring your rainbow socks; Bring the emptiness you feel for our siblings gone too soon.
  • By Elena Westbrook
    From WorshipWeb
    Hallelujah! As the spring sun coaxes lilies and bluebonnets from the soil, Let us celebrate that even after murderous betrayal, After days...
  • By John Daniel
    From WorshipWeb
    Among other wonders of our lives, we are alive with one another, we live here in the light of this unlikely world that isn’t ours for long...
  • By Marcia McFee
    From WorshipWeb
    Hallelujah! is a dangerous word, especially in the mouths of the creatively maladjusted.* Hallelujah! is a dangerous word, for it comes...
  • By Tara Humphries
    From Braver/Wiser
    “Now,” the yoga instructor said, “begin to chant GOD GOD GOD as you vigorously circle your arms.” Oh boy, I thought, Here we go. Of course it couldn’t just be arm circles.
  • By Lisa Doege
    From WorshipWeb
    Holy One, Emmanuel, You are with us and we with You, now on the eve of a birth like no other, and a birth exactly like all others. We...
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    From Braver/Wiser
    I wanted so badly to break free and let loose—but I just couldn't. I was stuck in my own false ideas of the congregation's expectations of me. Luckily, there’s still time.
  • By Ben Soule
    From WorshipWeb
    Hold fast to summer. Enjoy with heightened appreciation these still-warm September days. Create more memories, take more pictures. Enjoy a...