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    Maria Joy James
    March 1, 2018

    Even on Mondays

    Losing a loved one or being betrayed is never good. Bad things happen, and they’re not blessings in disguise. Only God’s love can help us.
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    Maria Joy James
    April 11, 2017

    Life Lessons from Laundry

    “My washing machine has given up on me.”, my mother texted me. Another few texts came flooding in, “I just put in a load and it’s just refusing to wash.” Immediately, I shared the mighty words of wisdom that our generation lives by and insisted, “Try restarting it!”. That’s always the solution, isn’t it? Well, […]
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    Maria Joy James
    March 9, 2017

    More Than a Fairytale

    There once was a ballerina who lived in a home that I was volunteering with. Only thirteen, she was beautiful with brown skin and curly hair. Of all that we did, we most enjoyed singing together, ‘Price tag’ by Jessie J was our jam. It started out great, but out of the blue, things drastically changed. In […]
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    Maria Joy James
    January 11, 2017

    The Art of Broken Pieces

    In Japan, broken pottery is often repaired by filling the cracks with gold. They have several related techniques for repairing broken ceramics that involve other metals—including silver, copper, or bronze.
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    Maria Joy James
    October 19, 2016

    Complete Joy

    I’m challenged, through this season, to find joy in Jesus Christ. Not from the world I’m living in, with so many troubles and worms in my apples. This world that thrives on, and is ruled by, emotions. But my Bible says, “The joy of The LORD is our strength.”
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    Maria Joy James
    September 27, 2016

    The Actual Good News

    We do not believe in a cruel and merciless God. We believe in a God who pardons our sin and forgives our transgression. He does not stay angry forever but delights to show mercy.
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  • Love Notes In the Sky

    My problems were big and persistent too, But not too big for my God to bring me through. The clouds were still grey and yet so much had changed, Drowned out by the rainbow and the reminders and reassurance it gave.
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    Maria Joy James
    March 14, 2016

    Bacon vs. Broccoli

    God calls us to unity rather than uniformity. To be able to look at one another and appreciate their way of loving and serving. Forget about deciding what’s right for each other, we’ve got our hands full just taking care of own life before God!
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