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So in awe to be part of @paulangone book launch team for his new epic upcoming book – 101 Questions you need to ask in your 20’s! So this is challenge #1 (the above) 😉 Having just got out of the woods (of my last life season – more on that in my Faith in the woods podcast!), God has shown me if I had thrown in the towel to resign in my crappy job, I would have missed the valuable opportunity to train, empower and inspire the new young 20something junior female recruits! I never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would be in the privileged position to share my knowledge and pass on the torch of what I know and become a team leader before I hit my mid 20’s! 😎 Same story for my @cityonahillmelb church Gospel Community/bible group- if I gave up rooting myself in a church, would have never ended up as a GC co-leader and be at a place surrounded by inspiring young women to empower and nurture them. There’s a reason after all why people say patience is a virtue! 🙃😉
These are the words that pretty much guided my entire gap year of 2012! The world honestly needs more World Class Christians 😉 (not to be confused with Wordly Christians).
You can never know everything.
But one thing is for sure.
What you know now, is more than you did in the past. 😉
And what you’ll know in the future is more than in the present. Continue reading
The story of The Joy Journalist goes way back to 2013 and was inspired by awesome 20something blogger and author Paul Angone in his 101 Secrets for your 20’s (highly recommend the book! 😉 It was the last secret- the best secret for your 20’s are the ones your discover for yourself. So here we are!
A collection of my life stories from when I was 18, all the way till now- 22. Way back when, the original name of the blog was actually Saving Grace, which later changed to randomthoughtsofa20something (whew, that was one long blog title!) But both didn’t that really capture the quintessence of why I was writing.
Till 2016. The Joy Journalist- a smiley dreamer at heart. 😉
Relentless daydreamer with optimism despite the odds 😉
To inspire hope, faith, to give encouragement and uppage, share prayers, light and <3.
That is my quintessence.
New posts will definitely be on ze way! To tide you over, a little welcome post awaits you in every category 😉
Till then, courtesy of my fellow blogger friends who inspired The Joy Journalist, check out:
- Paul Angone’s Allgroanup (20something uppage)
- Danny Rubin (Career aces blog) 😉
- iBelieve: everything from faith, relationships to prayer to every day life!
- Ruthie Dean (Relationships expert)
- Allison Fallon (Writer guru, she travelled all 50 states of the US and wrote a book!)
- Matt Appling’s Church of no people (blog archived now).
- Seeds 4 Life (daily mug of uppage and happiness 😉
Happy readings! 😉
With =)’s, light and hope,
The Joy Journalist aka JJ 😉
P.S Shout out to my awesome brother who came up with the incredible pen name!
❤ that sees you through not only in the ups but downs in life.
❤ where you never ever have to question where you stand.
❤ that is incredibly selfless,generously kind and beautiful regardless of your flaws.
In light of 13 Corinthians Love… Continue reading