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Location: Fort Washington, Maryland
Gender: Female
Born: 1952
Interests: poetry, drawing, painting,
Member: Premier Author
Joined: April 2016
My name is Joyce Williams Graves (Joy). I love to inspire and encourage people. I love reading the writings of other poets & writers. Also, I love reading the bible, walking, studying old coins, swimming and exercising.

Remember: "Never look down on anyone unless you are picking them up."

God bless you and Happy Writing!!

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FanStory wrote to joycetreasures: I will be victorious today finished third in the contest "Under Ten Competition"
December 21, 2020 at 4:10PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!
    January 17, 2021 at 11:03PM

FanStory wrote to joycetreasures: I never lose when I try my best! finished second in the contest "Competition"
December 13, 2020 at 3:10PM

FanStory wrote to joycetreasures: Forever Together finished third in the contest "5-7-5 Romance"
March 27, 2020 at 6:10AM

joycetreasures: Thank you so much. I am truly honored to be recognized by FanStory for my poem, ?Welcome Spring.? I recently got back on this wonderful platform (a month or so ago). Thanks to those who read and rate my poem with high marks. May God continue to bless you and your writings😊 Stay safe.
March 26, 2020 at 8:30AM

joycetreasures: Hello everyone,
I have been away from FanStory for quite awhile doing many things. I hope to learn from all the great poets on this site. Happy writing.
February 1, 2019 at 9:42PM

joycetreasures: Be still. Every single day is a blessing!!!
May 14, 2018 at 8:17PM

joycetreasures: I love writing morning devotions to friends, family and new people I meet. I love lifting the spirits of people. I try my best to be a blessing to someone everyday.

I am grateful and thankful for the blessings in my life. I try to learn from my experiences daily!!
April 22, 2017 at 11:26AM
    Irish Rain: A lovely way to live!!
    April 22, 2017 at 2:29PM

joycetreasures: Joyce Williams Graves (Child of God, Christian and happily RETIRED).
- Retired from federal government after 22 years from Environmental Protection Agency.
(IT Manager) (Been retired almost 6 years)
- Married almost 9 years to my best friend, Glen
- One son, and 6 beautiful grandchildren (Three girls and three boys). Loss my daughter-
in-law in February 2016 in a car accident (They would have been married 21 years - so
- Attend Forest Heights Baptist Church in Oxon Hill, Maryland
- Sunday School Teacher (4th through 6th grades), Webmaster, Librarian, Head Usher,
Deaconess, church Treasurer and member of Women Mission Union
- Independent Skin Care Consultant for JAFRA International
- Unique Treasures by Joyce (Gift shop) 20 plus years

Professional Credentials

- BS Strayer University ? Computer Management
- Master Degree ? Management of Information Systems (2010
- United State Notary Public 30 years
- Author, Christian Writer of a spiritual book, "Jesus I Don?t Understand"
- Currently working on her 2nd book (Poetry), Be a Blessing To Someone Today


- Artist (Drawing and Painting)
- Poet (spiritual & secular)
- Musician (love playing around on piano - lol)
- Water aerobics (love to swim)
- Love animals (have a poodle named "Energy")
- Love Traveling (domestically and Internationally)
- Love Clay Modeling
- Learning Spanish (Bilingual).
April 22, 2016 at 4:00PM

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Love is so much better.
We should choose love instead of hate.

An empty sack cannot stand
Hunger is everywhere; please help!

What is your choice?
Let's do the right thing.

He's the Captain of my Faith.
I trust my Creator

Praise for God's Blessings
New Year - Praise to God for his blessings

Humbly enjoying my gifts
I love being creative in many different things.

The Joy of Christmas
The true reason for the Christmas season

I will be victorious today
Confidence is half the battle

Love is so much better. reached "Recognized" status.
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What is your choice? reached "Recognized" status.
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He's the Captain of my Faith. reached "Recognized" status.
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The Joy of Christmas reached "All Time Best" status.
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The Joy of Christmas reached "Recognized" status.
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I will be victorious today finished third in the contest "Under Ten Competition"
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