noun 1. a feeling of great pleasure & happiness. delight, jubilation, triumph, bliss
verb 2. rejoice.
I've been traveling through some much loved sites and visiting blogs that I've neglected due to the rush of the holiday season. There seems to be an abundant call for Joy for the new year.I thought possibly it was only me who felt somewhat eluded by the presents of it lately. I hadn't commented too much of my lack of joy because there tends to be an abundance of comments suggesting that a lack of joy is to be lacking in faith or that you might not love or appreciate what God so graciously gives us.
Hurry, worry and noise will steal your joy.
This phrase is stated on our local AM radio station by the commentator often and there's a lot of truth in the statement but the modern life is full of hurry, worry, and noise. I sometimes feel as if the more I try to escape these three, the more I'm bombarded by them.
Are you making resolution?
I gave up resolution and instead I set goal.
Are you taking inventory of your resolutions or goal?
I am too.
Will you pray about your goals?
I'm afraid not to.
Will there be "joy" in 2014?
If we rejoice, I'm sure we will find bliss.
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; and let such as love thy salvation say, Let God be magnified.