If we could peek into a journal of our weekly ups and downs, we might read something like this ~
It’s been a cloudy week – dark, cold and dreary. My joy-level wanes.
It’s sunny and warm. We have a fun event coming up and I’m excited! My joy-level soars.
Money is tight and relationships are strained. My joy is struggling.
I lost three pounds, my cat returned after being gone a week, and I got a raise! My joy is overflowing!
Can you relate? Me too.
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The boxes of ornaments are stored away and only stray pieces of greenery hide in the corners of house and hearth, reminding us that the much anticipated season of Christmas has passed. The excitement of the gatherings, the beauty, the fellowship, the food and the warm spirits can cause us to look into the winter months with dread and perhaps even depression. After all,
What is there to look forward to?
Cold and snow blow around the eves of the house, often mirroring the cold in our hearts at this time of year.
With vacation days moving towards us as quickly as a cat makes a decision, we sigh and wonder how on this earth we’re going to survive!
I’m writing this post today to give you some practical tips that can not only get you through the months of winter, but also enable you to do so with joy!
Continue reading “One Necessary Ingredient for Winter Blues”