Posts about Joy

The Sounding Blog

Understanding and Living Our Faith: Knowing Joy

God is everywhere, present in every place, and therefore that He is ever with me and within me, my heart expands; it is free, light, alive, and my mind…

Apr 25, 2017
Be Renewed in Christ

The Joy of Palm Sunday

REJOICE ALWAYS – Palm Sunday  A number of years ago during the years of communism, a certain old Romanian priest would never greet anyone with…

Apr 24, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Living in His Likeness

There are moments in my spiritual walk when I am blessed to behold the beauty of God in a person or persons. For me the moments are few and far between,…

Mar 21, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Intensity, Freedom, and Joy — A Lenten Message

”THE DIVINE SERVICES OF THE CHURCH are words in which we converse and speak to God with our worship and with our love. The hours spent closest to Paradise…

Mar 07, 2016
The Sounding Blog

The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 3

Joy of Liturgy When we gather together for the sacrament of the Eucharist, it is not yet the feast in the Father’s house, it is not yet the fulfillment…

Nov 18, 2015
Walking in Faith

Remembering the GOOD as we Journey through Life

In this second of a two-part sermon series, Fr. Nicholas Louh continues his exploration in focusing on what is GOOD, continuing with our overall walk and…

Nov 05, 2015
The Sounding Blog

The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 1

The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 1 of 3 When we speak about spiritual or religious things, all too often we use words without truly understanding their…

Nov 04, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: God Desires Joy

  If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I…

Sep 24, 2015
Walking in Faith

Sermon Series on Philippians: Chapter Three, Living Heaven Minded

In this third of a four​-​part series on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians, Fr. Nicholas Louh reminds us that the primary theme of Philippians…

Jul 13, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Joy Has Come to All the World

Three weeks have passed since the Paschal celebration​,​ and I am still basking in the afterglow. I look back at the images and videos from the days…

May 04, 2015