Sometimes creating a simple BQJ page helps me remember the long-lasting, historic JOY that generations upon generations have experienced before us.
Looking into the background history of favorite Christmas carols puts them in context. Adding scripture around a hymnal page allows me to see the connections between Bible verses and beloved lyrical phrases.
~ ~ ~ Shout for JOY before the Lord, the King. ~ ~ ~
In a season laced with sorrow and hardship, the JOY extended to us by the Lord is flavored even more sweetly with grace and mercy.