Welcome to the Smarter Joy Blog!

Find a comfortable seat, grab your favorite beverage, and let’s consider stuff that matters to an intentional life.

Some topics will inspire creativity and some will require change, but my prayer is that you’ll always be encouraged to walk in strength, beauty, and JOY.

XOXO! Morgan

Favorite Topics

Fear is Not the Boss of You is a fun, story-rich, biblical guide to overcoming fear, explaining where fear started, how to identify your next step, and what to expect when you take action. Here’s my 4-minute summary.

Do you want to be a happy mom? In this video Morgan Reece explains how to take care of “four walls” for your mental health and resiliency.

The best thing about blessing our husbands God’s way is that it’s mostly relaxing and enjoyable for us, too!

The program we tried has been used with success to treat autism, Down Syndrome, ADD, Learning Disabilities, stroke victims, and more.

Overview: The solution to critics and self loathing is humility and praise. I used to resist the idea of God wanting me to praise Him. It seemed arrogant. But my two marriage proposals show why it’s not.

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against…

I’m ashamed to think of all the times I have lived as a Destroyer — defying God’s grace, grieving the Holy Spirit, and resisting correction. Thankfully, the solution is simple: restore the fear of the Lord.

Winning the battle against anxiety is getting easier. It’s easier because I’m learning to maintain a biblical perspective.

When hope is gone the enemy whispers, “Life is worse than useless, and you’d be better off dead.” But we don’t have to listen to his lies. A wise person rejects doubt and despair.

A Smarter Mom welcomes interruptions by little people.

Would you like the secret to never being overwhelmed? It’s simple (but not easy).

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Psalm 23 1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3…

In this current disconcerting post-election climate, I felt led to share a few observations for God’s precious children.