Category Archives: Current joyful musings

Switching Over Soon

This time the way to sign up for blogs on the new website, Barbaramoonbooks.com is really ready.  After you read a blog, scroll way down and you will see at the bottom on the right, “Want to keep current?” Put … Continue reading

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Giving Up the Outcome–a look at surrender

A friend and I were talking recently about what it really means to “surrender” or “’give up control.” It was a great and enlightening discussion. We first talked about what she had been taught to believe about God being in … Continue reading

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Another Aspect of Comfort after Validation

Last week I had an incident that caused some pain and I wasn’t sure if I was triggered or not. The gist was that I felt accused for something I did not have in my heart, and it hurt.  Most … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Feeling Better–It’s About Feeling

I had a great discussion the other day with a friend who asked some probing questions about ministering to someone in deep grief.  We tossed around some thoughts about the differences in every-day negative emotions and deep emotions from grief.  … Continue reading

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Beginning a Joy Group–How I Facilitate Mine

Joy Groups are beginning to spread and a friend asked me recently if I could write up something about how I facilitate my Joy Group. But first let me answer the question, “What is a Joy Group?” A Joy Group … Continue reading

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Parenting Tip: The ”Big Picture” of Life

In the late 90s I learned about emotional maturity from Dr. Jim Wilder. His organization, Life Model Works, has a detail list of needs and tasks pertinent to each emotional maturity stage of life.  One of the maturity tasks for … Continue reading

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A Slurp of Living Water

The last few years I have been on a passionate mission to help others learn to listen to Jesus during prayer as well as talking to Him, and to learn to turn to Him all day long as a lifestyle. … Continue reading

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