What is the Secret to Joy?

What is the Secret to Joy? Wendy L. Macdonald blog

Whenever I hear the question, “What’s the secret to joy?” —I think of an acronym I learned at church years ago. I don’t remember which preacher taught it to me, but it stuck in my mind like hot glue does to the counter when I’m not paying close attention while crafting.

J – Jesus

Β  Β O – others

Β  Β  Β  Y – yourself

I have told you this so that my joy may be inΒ you

and that your joy may be complete…

Love each other as I have loved you.

John 15:11-12 NIV

I still believe we’re wise to love Jesus and others before ourselves, but if you want to know a bit more about what I think aboutΒ joy, please take a peek at a blog I’m a guest on this week. Gail asked some good questions and I—being a lover of words—got into the whole interview thing and shared some personal stuff about myself you may not know yet (including a small announcement).

But you’ll have to click on the link below to find out what they are. By the way, Gail’s a lovely hostess—she’ll make you feel more than welcome. ❀

loving others first

while following Jesus Christ

His secret to joy

~

Wendy/2017

Joyful Blessings ~ Wendy πŸ™‚

Here’s the link: Women of Faith and Fiction

What is your secret to joy?Β 

What is the secret to joy? Wendy L. Macdonald blog

10 thoughts on “What is the Secret to Joy?

    1. That song sure brings back memories…and I’m so happy, so very ha..aa…aa..ppy I have the love of Jesus in my heart. ❀ Thank you for the detour down memory lane and for your encouraging words, dear Marianne. πŸ™‚

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I enjoy a word in season, so I'd love it if you added an apple to the bowl.

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