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The joy of The Lord...


Do you remember the last time you were awake at 2 am with worry? I do. It was just two nights ago.

I was up all night. I wanted sleep so badly but my mind wouldn't stop.


Before I knew it, it was time to start the day.


While standing in the atrium at church, a gentleman came over and greeted me. He said I can always feel your joy radiating off of you here. That's the joy of The Lord.

If only he knew I had stayed up all night worrying.


It was a gentle reminder that the joy of The Lord is my strength. No matter how much I worry, fret, or am afraid. I trust in The Lord more than anything - and I take much joy from that!


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