When Dawn Barton tells us that joy is a choice, we know she means it–not just because she’s an upbeat Southerner with good hair and a successful business background, but because she’s had more heartache in her lifetime than most of us can imagine.

In this collection of honest and sometimes raw stories, Dawn throws a loving, untoned arm around readers as she brings them along on her journey through the loss of a child, divorce, cancer, rape, the death of her only sibling, her husband’s substance abuse, and finding her way back to Jesus in the middle of it all. Dawn shares her personal story to show readers how to find happiness and purpose even in the darkest of days.

As Dawn wholeheartedly believes, the obstacles in our lives should not beat us down but give us reasons to more fully embrace joy wherever we can find it.

JOYFULICIOUS – My Favorite Things

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10 Things I Learned at the Making Things Happen Conference

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Shari the Editor

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