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  • The dance therapist author who is inspiring others with the Joy of Jesus

    Yumi Schaefer is one amazing woman. Born and raised in Japan as a third generation Korean, she had a vision to change the world. While Yumi had a carefree upbringing as a child in the beautiful town of Miyazu in Kyoto prefecture, which has beaches in front and mountains in the back, being a Korean […]

  • Why you cannot let anyone steal your joy

    “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). One of my favorite YouTube videos is of children singing a Zach Williams’ song titled “Old Church Choir.” What makes the video so special is the actions of one […]

  • 10 lessons that altered my life

    Today I turned 30. To some that may seem incredibly ancient (like the 14-year-old who knows how to use Snapchat so much better than I do), to others it may be feel like a distant memory of better health and nimble limbs (or thicker eyebrows). Irrespective, upon entering a new era I began to take stock of my […]

  • Refreshed by joy this Christmas…

    My family and friends know that by the time September hits, the Christmas season has pretty much begun for me. While other people are thinking about school holidays and sport, I’m already beginning to dream about decorations, gift ideas, Christmas parties and perhaps even playing some Christmas music (secretly of course). I just love the […]

  • Learning to follow the Spirit of God…

    I spent years doing life my own way, not really following God. At the time I thought it would make me happy to do everything I wanted to do. But the fact is I was miserable. You see, if we’re not following God’s plan for our life, we’re never going to feel peace or joy […]