Trek to Joy

Fleeting Moments of Joy

So life is going along as normal and there are these moments of pure joy. They are coming more frequently but still not often enough to say I am happy or joyous. I haven’t written for a while, 3 month to be accurate. Partly because the joy has been hard to find. My life has…

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Finding Joy Amongst Negativity

So I go out into the world and most of the time everyone is happy, helpful and nice. But some days I find everyone to be rude, disrespectful and down right mean. So yesterday I got a little bit of both, I found some people to be kind and helpful and others to be rude…

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Enjoy Life

So I ask myself what brings me joy? Right off the bat, I know it is my children and my dog. Sadly, my husband sometimes makes me happy and joyful but life has caused us heartaches. I also cannot say it is my extended family, because I have never found joy with them. The joy…

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Yet I Can Still Find Joy

My heart is sad, yet I can still find joy. My thoughts are negative, yet I can still find joy. The world is cruel, yet I can still find joy.  My being is positive, yet I can still find joy.  My soul is all knowing, yet I can still find joy. Do I feel guilt?…

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Loss and Joy

I don’t think I ever addressed why I started this blog. I started the blog because I always had a problem finding joy in my life and I figured others might have the same problem. Anytime I would show joy on the outside someone would put me down or try to shame me for it….

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New Year, New Attitude

It is a New Year and a New Start. Joy can be a part of your life at any time but what better time then to create Joy at the beginning of a New Year. Joy is a choice, as is Happiness. For some Joy seems to be elusive and others aren’t even seeking Joy,…

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Finding Joy After Tragedy

I said in the beginning I would write once a week, and I did for a while then life got in the way. I found events in the world would disrupt my flow and disturb my soul, to the point I found it hard to write. In the last couple of weeks things have happened…

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Stealing Joy

Is it external or internal when you feel like your joy has been stolen? October must have been a test and I definitely succeeded at times and failed at other times. It definitely has been a challenging month and now here I am into November and it looks like it will be even more challenging….

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Being Grateful

So the other day I am sitting thinking about what I am grateful for and came up with a long list. It actually brought me JOY. Wow, I couldn’t believe just thinking this way could do that, but it did So what am I grateful for, lets see? My children (most of the time) My…

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Positive or Negative Thinking

How can you find joy when you are consumed with negative images and negative thoughts? Negativity can take over if we let it. Some days are worse than others. Some days we suffer every minute and it is painful. When does it stop, when will it stop, how do you stop it? These are the…

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