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The Joy Model

The Joy Model A Step-by-Step Guide to Peace, Purpose, and Balance

By Jeff Spadafora
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.07 Stars

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On 2/27 Conrade Yap wrote: Is the pursuit of happiness a futile one? Is it really possible to have joy in an imperfect world? What about having a model to inculcate more joy? Is it possible to manufacture joy? Sounds a little artificial at first, but the author affirms it. From 2001 to 2006, he wrestled with discontent about the ... Giving the Weary and the Disillusioned a Way Back

Conrade's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/4 Connoisseur of Life wrote: A new year has begun and with it comes those who: a) make resolutions b) create goals c) set intentions Insert “The Joy Model.” What would it be like if we all set the intention to be more joyful this year and/or to live each day with joy? Impossible? No. Challenging? For sure. Worth it? Well that’s ... A M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan for a life of Joy...

Connoisseur of Life's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/19 Viola wrote: I am quite religious, but I am afraid that this book by Jeff Spadafora did not work for me. I may try it again later, but I didn't want to be bothered with the diagrams and it all seemed to be so much work that I decided that I would rather be miserable, or whatever I am! I am sure that Spadafora's suggestions ... Too Much Work!

Viola's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/12 Terri Grothe wrote: An increasing number of adult American Christians are frustrated. Even as they read their Bibles, listen to sermons, and hang out with other Christians, they become painfully aware that something is missing—joy. As a result, many have given up on their faith being a source of joy, and instead seek ... The Joy Model- Review

Terri Grothe 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/5 cathy wrote: wow it took me a few days to start applying the principals to my own life with this books help and they really turned out well . This author nailed all of these great principals and how to apply them to your everyday life . I think when people see self help in action it is something else . I was thrilled ... a book im sure i will re read many times over

cathy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/5 Steele, David wrote: Jeff Spadafora, The Joy Model Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2016, 181 pp. $14.94 The Joy Model by Jeff Spadafora is a step-by-step resource that seeks to guide readers to lives that are filled with peace, purpose, and balance. The author contrasts his model with the frustration that many people experience. The ... The Joy Model

Steele, David's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/30 The Lady Prefers To Save wrote: Hello again, everyone. Tonight finds us in a new book review and this time its The Joy Model: A Step-by-Step Guide to Peace, Purpose, and Balance, by Jeff Spadafora. In The Joy Model, Jeff Spadafora offers a Christians a better, more solidified model of finding joy within the church family, He believes ... Book Review: The Joy Model: A Step-by-Step Guide to Peace, Purpose, and Balance, by Jeff Spadafora

The Lady Prefers To Save's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/30 Clifton Ditmore wrote: MY REVIEW: Most of us think about joy a lot. Especially at this time of year. We even sing about it, "Joy to the world, the Lord has come...". Thinking and singing about joy doesn't necessarily mean we are experiencing joy. At least, not in the way Spadafora talks about it."Drawing on his years as both ... THE JOY MODEL---A Step-By-Step Guide To Peace, Purpose, And Balance

Clifton's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/18 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: Christians, they become painfully aware that something is missing: joy. As a result, many have given up on their faith being a source of joy, and instead they seek meaning, purpose, and joy through their Christian service, work, relationships, hobbies, possessions, or even more destructive and hollow ... The Joy Model

Mrsreadsbooks' Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/30 Hanna Lei wrote: The Joy Model A Step-By-Step Guide to Peace, Purpose and Balance By Jeff Spadafora As followers of Christ, we were never naive enough to expect life to be perfect, but we did hope that our growing faith would lead to peace, joy and fulfillment - but for many, that hope is fading and a smoldering discontent ... The Joy Model, Book Review

Hanna 's Rating:

5 Stars