Spreading the joy of Jesus through inspirational stories and devotionals

“Hi! I’m Kimberly  Joy

Proud mum of three amazing teenagers
and daycare mama to ten more little ones.
My days are busy, my arms are full,
and my heart rejoices in Jesus.

Read more about my vision for women here…

Pretending you’re okay when you’re not

Pretending you’re okay when you’re not

Some may see it as a bit unethical, but wow---how the school break room rang with laughter when one of my fellow teachers, Mr. S, told the hermit crab story! Years before, Mr. S. taught a class of middle school students and they had a class pet---a hermit crab. A very...

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Three things to remember when seeking God’s will

Three things to remember when seeking God’s will

Knowing the will of God is something I've wrestled with over the years, especially after becoming a single mom. I mean, it's scary thinking I might get it wrong. My choices don't just affect me; they affect my children as well. It's not always easy when the buck stops...

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Sharing the gift of authentic hope

Sharing the gift of authentic hope

I was nervous. So nervous that the butterflies were fluttering, my laugh was a bit forced, and my insides were just short of churning. It was the morning of my first Tough Mudder race. As I stood waiting for the mud run to begin, the thoughts in my brain tumbled...

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The gift that kept giving

The gift that kept giving

I love when my family (or church family, friends, or random people on the street!) do things that practically write themselves into a devotional. Such was the case this Christmas. 🙂 Two things you need to know before I start my story: 1) My pastor-brother, Jim, loves...

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"For the joy of the Lord is your strength."

Nehemiah 8:10

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