Joyful Pine

When You're the Only One

Posted by Savannah Joy on

I became a believer at the age of 12. I had “Christian” family members, but I would soon learn that they were the farthest from it.  Turns out, I was the only true believer in my family. 

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The Comparison Bug: A Guest Post by Robyn

Posted by Savannah Barr on

  As I considered and prayed about what to contribute to Savannah’s blog, I felt Godleading me to write about a topic close to my heart as a woman, a wife and mother, ateacher, and an artist: COMPARISON. It’s an area I have personally struggled withand worked through with the Lord, and an issue I see many women wrestling withalone. But we’re not alone. Paul writes, in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, “Blessed be the Godand Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of allcomfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfortthose...

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The Year of Sitting: My OLW for 2018

Posted by Savannah Barr on

I often (okay, almost always) find myself moving 100 miles a minute. I keep a mental to-so list because things need to be just right. Once I get an image in my mind, then everything MUST be in tune with that vision.... Often times losing sight of the TRUE end goal. Honestly, you should see my at an event... I run around making sure glasses are filled, napkins are placed just so, and friends are happily enjoying themselves. And yet, I neglect the conversations and encouragement that could be happening in those moments. I treasure appearance and organization over hearts....

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When Faithfulness Endures - Psalm 117:2

Posted by Savannah Barr on

What we often forget is that humans are flawed, and therefore give flawed examples of good things. No offense, fellow human. I'm not 100% faithful in everything all the time either. But I CAN tell you who is: God. 

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