January 2019, Revival

POWER Part 2: Opportunities

It can be difficult, very difficult to discern God’s call on your life. I have struggled with this many times. It becomes frustrating, floundering around, trying one thing or another as we attempt to understand just what God wants. I worry too many times we simply give up trying. Life is busy & we just don’t have time trying to…

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January 2019, Revival

POWER Part 1: Positive Attitude

Nothing can revive you or awaken the Spirit within you like a positive attitude. Despite your best efforts, it can be tough to remain positive. I personally believe you have to work to remain positive. It’s not that you are a negative person. It’s just that a negative attitude tends to come more naturally. When I talk about a negative…

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January 2019, Revival

Revival Introduction

When most of us think of revival, we picture a church meeting where the preacher warns us of the sinful lives we are living & works to dedicate ourselves to getting on the right path with God. This is one type of revival but I want to discuss something different. When I think of revival, I think of reawakening. Perhaps…

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January 2019, Revival

Beginnings

The new year has started & it is a month of beginnings. The days & weeks lie ahead of us like a blanket of fresh snow: clean, unmarked, & waiting for us. Too often we rush into the new year with a long list of resolutions & plans, only to burn out or give up in frustration a few weeks,…

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Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

Welcome!

Welcome! I’m Jean Ann Duckworth, founder & director of Simple Joy. We have many exciting things planned for you in 2019, including the launch of our GraceSpace social network for women & our Sisters of Simple Joy small groups. We are working to develop programs & materials for women to access no matter where they live. Features include: Online classes;…

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Crafts, Guilty Mommy Gathering Ideas

Simple Fall Crafts

We tend to stick closer to home as the days grow shorter & the weather turns, first cooler and then cold. Those cooler evenings in the fall are a great time to work on craft projects. These craft ideas are also a great way to bring your guilty mommy group together to work on a few new items. BHG offers…

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Books

Now Available! Empowered by Faith Bible Study

My latest book was released yesterday & is now available on Amazon. This 24 lesson Bible study discusses the relationship between fear & faith, offering stories from the Bible of people who either show tremendous faith under impossible circumstances or acted out of fear when they had every reason to remain strong. Each lesson gives on overview of the story,…

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