Joy Jots Exercises for a Happy Heart (Second Edition)
By: Dr. Tamara Gray
This is an awesome, joyful faith!
Joy Jots is a collection of 52 weekly essays that take the reader through a year of seasons, blessings, and joyful spiritual growth. The reader goes on a journey from lessons learned to lessons lived, from talking about joy to feeling joy, and from the limitations of misery to the freedom of joy.
A joy jot is a phrase coined around mindful thankfulness. As the reader works through the reflection prompts and practical projects, she will find herself collecting joy jots; happy moments or points of deep thankfulness to God. As the habit of joy develops, the reader will begin to know herself better, draw closer to her fellow human beings, and set herself firmly upon the path that leads to real, all-encompassing joy in this life and the next.
Dr. Tamara Gray is the founder of Rabata, an organization dedicated to promoting positive cultural change through creative educational experiences. She is classically trained in traditional Islamic subjects and holds a doctorate degree in leadership from the University of St. Thomas and a master’s in curriculum theory and instruction from Temple University. Dr. Gray works tirelessly to remind women of the joy that is intrinsic in a life of faith.