If Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy!

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Harvest House Publishers, Apr 1, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 297 pages
3 Reviews
‚What fun it is to join Lindsey O‚Connor onher journey toward joy! Her own struggles and triumphs as a busy mother of fiveencourage all women to take a leap of faith toward balance and contentment.‚ Liz Curtis Higgs, author Bad Girls of the Bible ‚I love reading Lindsey‚s writing. I had a difficult time putting this book down.‚ Emilie Barnes, author Minute Meditations for Busy Moms Sharing stories to encouragereaders, Lindsey uncovers the struggles women encounter and shows how to findbalance and contentment where they are. Even busy women can experiencejoy‚God‚s joy‚that puts new meaning in daily tasks and makes life worthcelebrating. A fresh new cover brightens this 100,000‚copy perennial seller.
  

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Review: If Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy: Making the Choice to Rejoice

User Review  - Crizzle - Goodreads

I'd say 3.5. Much of it I already knew, but there were a lot of good nuggets I came away with. I liked the 3 P's - How to become more intimate with God: Poring over scripture, Praising Him, and Praying. Read full review

Review: If Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy!: Making the Choice to Rejoice

User Review  - Debi - Goodreads

Uplifting, encouraging book dealing with finding joy even in the dark times of life. It covers things that steal our joy and ways to find sparkles in the dailyness of life. Read full review

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Contents

Sparkles in the Rocks Life Is Hard We Need a Little Sparkel
11
If Mama Aint Happy Aint Nobody Happy So Maybe Id Better Smile
31
Choosing Joy and Contentment in Our Hands What We Think
53
Its All in Our Heads Making the Choice to Rejoice
55
Taming the Monster of Discontent Wanting What We Have
77
The Secret of Contentment What Ive Learned Thus Far
97
Cultivating Joy and Contentment in Our Hearts What We Feel
117
How Can I Be Joyful When I feel Like a Grump? Where We Start When the Feelings Wont
119
Joy in the Dark And Other Tales of Hope
151
I Didnt Lose My JoyIts Been Stolen
173
Practicing Joy and Contentment in Our Homes What We Do
193
Disciplines of a Joyful Person Practical Tips for Practicing Joy
195
Laught and Lollygag It Lightens the Load
219
Candles and Confetti Creating an Atmosphere of Joy
237
Living and Giving Joy and Contentment Modeling these Gifts for Our Families
261
Finding Purpose and Joy in the Moment
281

Three Powerful Ps Becoming Intimate with GiftGiver
131

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About the author (2006)

Lindsey O'Connor is a public speaker and the author of The Christian's Guide to Working at Home (more than 100,000 copies sold) and If Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy (more than 120,000 copies sold). She has appeared on television and radio and at national conferences such as Heritage Keepers and Hearts at Home. O'Connor and her family live in Castle Rock, Colorado.

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