Category Archives: Joy Stories

What is your Galilee Moment?

Featured on CatholicWritersGuild.org Pope Francis spoke about how Jesus told his disciples after his Resurrection to return to Galilee where they first give their lives to him.  “To return to Galilee means above all to return to that blazing light … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 8-5-16

Transform your marriage with ‘Intimate Graces’ –  Featured on NewEvangelizers.com – Do you know that practicing the works of mercy can transform your marriage? Nancy Ward reviews Intimate Graces by Teresa Tomeo and Dominick Pastore Joy Stories: God bless the … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: God bless the unbroken road by Neil Combs

The story of Neil Comb’s unbroken road to the Catholic Church is a Featured Favorite from 2014 Many faith journeys and conversion stories are filled with trials and conflict, with obstacles and hesitance. A “broken road” as they say.  My … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 7-15-16

Joy Stories: Embracing the cross – by Lisa Nicholas – Like Simon of Cyrene, I did not choose the cross that weighed so heavily on me, but in carrying it, I found myself with Jesus close beside me. Transform your … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: Embracing the Cross

By Lisa Nicholas In my parish church, we have a set of hand-carved Stations of the Cross that we purchased from Taiwan thirty years ago. In those days we couldn’t afford much, so parishioners were encouraged to “buy” one station. … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: My Restless Heart

  ↵ by Cyndi Lucky “Our hearts are restless until they can find rest in you.” —St. Augustine I was “born and raised” in Dallas, Texas, in a predominately Southern Baptist home.  My two loving parents adopted me at birth. My … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 4-28-16

Joy Stories: Saved by Don Quixote – by Bill Alexander – Like the love Don Quixote showered on Dulcinea, Bill Alexander tells how Jesus just engulfed him with unconditional love and mercy. Singing through the pain – No sermon as … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: Saved by Don Quixote

by Bill Alexander From New Jersey to Texas, Bill Alexander recounts his transformation from a backward insecure child raised in a Protestant alcoholic family to a vibrant convert with a deep love for God after a Marriage Encounter. I grew … Continue reading

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