Everyone should pursue joy in life

I went to San Antonio for work-related business recently. While riding the bus from the airport to my hotel, a soothing baritone voice came across the intercom saying, “Approaching Joy.” The announcement meant that Joy Street was the next cross street, but it recharged the joyful attitude that I generally experience. God wants us to […]

Two-year-old boy brought much joy to family

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Chelle Delaney By Chelle DelaneyQuay County Sun Thomas Lee Prieto had a favorite blanket, a favorite cartoon character — SpongeBob SquarePants — and an outgoing personality. “He was like Linus with his blanket,” said his mother, Monique Garcia. “When you’d go to the grocery store, he’d say hi to everybody,” said Rachel Garcia, Thomas’ grandmother. […]

Quoting the bard gives her joy, vexes others

By Lynn Moncus Last year, the woman from lma learned what the Soothsayer meant when he told Julius Caesar, “Beware the Ides of March.” Of course, we all recall from reading Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar what happened on that day when Caesar was stabbed rather fatally. Well, mid-March can be rather dangerous for the ordinary person […]

Concentrating on God’s love can bring overflowing joy

By Leonard Lauriault “Joy to the world, the Lord is come! (Watts, 1719; Luke 2: 1-20; be sure to read all the scripture references).” We should be glad Jesus came to earth because we can have many blessings in him, including righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit and the hope of glory – […]

Joy can come from most sorrowful times

By Debra Whittington To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to […]

Easter a day to reflect on story of resurection’s effect on our daily lives

Sunday is Easter, the day Christians celebrate the apex of their faith, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Apostle Paul concisely summarized Easter’s message when he said in I Corinthians 15:3-5: “I delivered to you as of first importance … that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that he was buried, […]

MCC ‘Toys for Joy’ returns for season

Once again this year just in time for Christmas, Mesalands Community College is sponsoring Toys of Joy Toys of Joy is a group of events sponsored by the Tucumcari college set up to raise money to purchase toys for needy children at Christmas time in the Quay County area. The events include a showing of […]