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Author interviews and book reviews

Joy Stories: Finding Jesus In My Life

By John Chomistek In the past, I’ve had fleeting times and moments of contemplating if there was a God. Was there really this Jesus Man-God that walked the earth some 2000 years ago? I was always able, though, to see … Continue reading

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CatholicStand: Seeking Jesus, An Interview with author Julie Davis

Featured on CatholicStand.com We do not draw people to Christ by loudly discrediting what they believe, by telling them how wrong they are and how right we are, but by showing them a light that is so lovely that they … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope in Harvey’s Storm

By John Chomistek In light of this past week’s tragedy and all the people in Southern Texas that suddenly find themselves on new ground – in dire need – I wanted to add this post. The key to this message is, … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 8-25-17

Pressed into Service Strange Gods: Moments of distraction Friars Corner: The joy of Jesus’ merciful healing

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Strange Gods: Moments of distraction

In Strange Gods: Unmasking the idols of everyday life, Elizabeth Scalia writes beautifully about how she struggles with distractions during her prayers. Can you relate? When I first began to pray—and I am forever a beginner—I struggled with focus, particularly … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Scalia to speak at Catholic Writer’s Retreat

Don’t miss hearing Elizabeth Scalia as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Your Word is My Delight: A Catholic Writer’s Retreat, sponsored by The Catholic Writers Guild. Scalia is well known as The Anchoress, Editor-in-Chief, AleteiaEN,. She blogs at TheAnchoress, … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 7-14-17

  God on Vacation Joy Story: From Atheist to Happy Catholic   Friars Corner: The joy of resting in Jesus vs. fake news

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Joy Story: From Atheist to Happy Catholic

By Julie Davis My parents are atheists so there was no religion in our home. They never tried to prejudice us against religion; they just never talked about it. It was kind of like talking about sex … it was … Continue reading

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