Fight Back with Joy

by Margaret Feinberg

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“When we fight back with joy, we no longer size the character of God according to our circumstances, but we size our circumstances according to the character of God and his great affection for us.”

I have long enjoyed Margaret Feinberg and her great love of God. Her books have always inspired me to grow closer to Him and strive to see His beauty in everything. Fighting Back with Joy is her latest and most intimate book yet. A little over a year ago, Margaret was diagnosed with cancer and her life came tumbling down around her. She chose to fight. To fight back with JOY.

What a wonderful reminder this book is. In my own struggles with terrible health, there is much here to encourage me. It is in giving joy that we receive joy. It is a discipline and it is hard work. Striving to bring others joy and Christ’s love is the key to fighting back.

This book is a must read. It is a must read for those that are going through life altering events and feel blind and lost. It is a must read for those who don’t know how to “be there” for a friend struggling through something they couldn’t possibly understand. You definitely fit into one of those categories. So, pick it up! Just click HERE!

Thank you, Worthy Publishing, for giving me this book in return for an honest review. Here’s to many more!!

Things I heard this week…

Having two boys can be fun and exciting. You never really know what’s coming next. There’s something special about a mom’s relationship with her boys. I would never trade it!

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That being said, here are a few things that I actually heard this week:

1. Little Toot to his older brother. “You don’t have to tell me what to do. I already know how to live my life!!!!”

2. “Mom! I jumped up and looked over the stall in the bathroom at Hardee’s. There was actually a guy in there! He totally saw me! When he came out, I said, ‘Sorry! I didn’t know you were in there’. He wasn’t happy.”

3. “(The Large Child) has a new nickname. We call him, “White Shadow”.

4. “I take a long time to poop because every time it starts to fall out, I like to pull it back in. It feels cool!”

5. “Dad. Don’t forget! Happy wife, happy life”

6. “Mom! You aren’t fat. You used to be really fat, but now you’re not.”

Just a few of the many delightful things I get to hear.

All in a day’s work. Right, Moms?