• Allow God to be Your Guide—Your Personal GPS System

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce   The Lord will guide you always (Isaiah 58:11 NIV). I entered the address of my destination into my car’s GPS system. I knew where I wanted to go, but didn’t know how to get there.… { keep reading }

  • Five Blessings of Following God

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce   Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that… { keep reading }

  • Five Ways to Show Kindness

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Be kind to one another (Ephesians 4:32 ESV). In today’s society rudeness seems to be rampart. Many people don’t seem to care about others—striving for their goals and not caring who gets hurt in the process.… { keep reading }

  • How to Avoid the Comparison Game

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce You created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139: 13-14 NIV). As women we often play the comparison game. She’s… { keep reading }

  • How to Express Sincere Gratitude

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Encourage one another and build each other up (I Thessalonians 5:11(NIV). Saying “Thank You” is an important aspect when working with family, friends, or coworkers on a project. Sometimes we get distracted and forget to express… { keep reading }

  • How to Keep Discouragement from Seeping into Your Heart

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce What does it take to discourage you? Criticism from a friend, health or financial issues, cancelled vacation plans, rejection letters, children who stray from your advice, or divorce? Sometimes discouragement is immediate, but it often slowly… { keep reading }

  • How to Enhance Friendships

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Do you have certain friends who call you when you’ve had them on your mind? It seems uncanny, but sometimes a particular friend has been on my mind and the day I decide I’ll call her… { keep reading }

  • How to Add Excitement to Your Life

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Children get so excited as they anticipate the celebration of Christmas or their birthday. They talk about it for weeks before the actual event—what gifts they want, who they want to share the day with, what… { keep reading }

  • Five Steps to Maintaining Hope

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce We often start off in life with grandiose dreams—things we hope to accomplish. We hope to go to college, get a good job, find a soul mate, have children, and be successful. But in reality, many… { keep reading }

  • How to Find Assurance in a Chaotic World

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Is there anything in life that we can be absolutely sure about? Riots, murders, hurricanes, tornadoes, raging wildfires, betrayals, divorces, fatal accidents, and pandemics whittle away our confidence that we can live with any assurances. One… { keep reading }