• Devotional

    How to Have Joy When The Holidays Don’t Feel Joyful

    The most joyous season of the year doesn’t always bring joy. For many it can be a painful reminder of what is missing. Whether it is the death of a loved one, a broken relationship, financial hardships, material loss, or serious health issues, the holiday season can feel daunting. The older I get, the more I am aware of the widespread pain and suffering that people experience. I have observed the different ways in which people deal with these experiences. Some navigate through them relatively easily and move on quickly. Others wallow in self-pity and sink into a pit of despair and bitterness. Most fall somewhere in between. However, one…