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It’s been a quiet few months on Joy Journalist, so thought I’ll say hi!

In short πŸ˜‰

There’s a reason for this season, even though it doesn’t make sense right now πŸ˜‰ Continue reading


Just breathe…

Top 3 songs of my season right now. I think the songs speak for themselves πŸ˜‰

#1. Just breathe.

#2. You are loved.

#3. Loved by you. ❀

#4. Walking like giants.

More new posts to come soon! πŸ˜‰

The best legacy to leave behind…

Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens by Melbourne Tourist Guide Instagram

For you.
For others.
For future generations.

In Matt Appling’s Life after Art book, he shares that all humans have this innate desure to create. After all, God is the Creator and breathed life into us. So naturally we have this yearn to create beautiful and incredible things.

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Feeling spiritually dry?

Feeling spiritually dry?In life there will be times when we lose inspiration and motivation. Albeit it could be down to slipping back into the work routine feeling. Whenever it feels like that, Paul Angone’s Allgroanup blog always comes to the rescue! When you lose inspiration is on point. It’s normal to feel that way sometimes and we all do πŸ˜‰ After all, no one has got everything figured out. No matter the age.

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To sink or swim?

James 1:12

Photo is credited to Robert Jahn, an amazingly talented photographer

I think we’ve all had times in our lives where we ask, Why God? When life in general just doesn’t go the way we’ve planned. Like when relationships fall through, career pathways seems so out of reach or even friendships fallouts- it does seem logical. But what I realised is that life is actually 5% what happens but 95% how we choose to take it πŸ˜‰

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Career Chat Hub

Career Chat Hub

When I first started job hunting, I honestly felt like I got the short end of the stick. Or the shortest straw of the lot. I thought I had it all figured out- take a gap year, do a short course in Pathology, land a part time job there and go back to uni. Simple right? The reality was far from it.

What I didn’t know was that I was about to embark on a self discovery job hunt journey that I never anticipated. Through many twists, turns, unexpected discoveries, it literally became a faith endurance race. Continue reading

Bookworm’s Corner

Bookworms corner

Peanuts Movie 2015

Of course Smiley Dreamer wouldn’t be complete without books πŸ˜‰ I’ve always been a bookworm but it wasn’t till 2012, when I finally delved into Christian books. Which changed my world forever. Continue reading