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How to Grow a Joyful Heart

“When we cultivate joy in our life, it calms our cardiovascular stress, it produces a state of calm, it helps us sleep better, it boosts our immunity, it lowers our pain, it lengthens our life and it lowers our overall stress.” Best-selling author, pastor’s wife, and Moms in Prayer mom, Pam Farrel, is back again to share about her 59th book, Growing a Joyful Heart. She shares encouragement and deep truth from the Word of God to show us how to weave joy into our life despite what we are going through or what is happening around us.

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My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding—indeed, if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless, for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones. Then you will understand what is right and just and fair—every good path. Proverbs 2:1-9 NIV

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 ESV

It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart and, whether I am in chains or defending and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God’s grace with me. Philippians 1:7 NIV

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 ESV

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God. Psalm 43:5 ESV


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Pam Farrel and her husband, Bill, are the authors of the bestselling Men Are Like Waffles–Women Are Like Spaghetti and Red-Hot Monogamy. Pam is also the author of more than 50 books on relationships, marriage, and parenting, including 52 Ways to Wow Your Husband, 7 Simple Skills for Every Woman, and The 10 Best Decisions a Woman Can Make. Pam is Co-founder and Co-director with Bill of Love-Wise, an organization to help people connect love and wisdom and bring practical insights to their personal relationships. The Farrels make their home aboard their boat docked in Southern California.


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