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Tiffany is a woman of wild obedience passionate about seeing others find freedom in Christ. She's convinced coffee is her love language. When she's not writing at Jesus Frees Us Blog, you can find her exploring Uganda with her husband.

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  1. Thank you For some of us, our laugh stands have been buried by harsh comments that sting even years later, combined with circumstances. However, you are correct n reminding us that we each have a gift that the world needs. We aren’t too much, or too little – we are perfect because we have been washed in the blood of Jesus and created by God. We are perfect in His eyes, so it’s perfectly okay to be who we are and be/share/give/live that gift.
    Thank you for the reminder!
    I needed it.

    • Crystal, I’m hoping today that your “laugh stand” comes to life and that no person/circumstance would deter you from living the abundant, fulfilled life Jesus has for you! Thank you for sharing your authentic words with me. Keeping loving & laughing. <3

  2. I LOVE your idea of the Laugh Stand!!! Humorous and Healing. Silly and Spiritual. Well done Tiffany:)

  3. THANKYOU …for the smile I got on my face as I read your post… Yes, laughter can be the BEST medicine.. I actually took a course offered at the university on laughter… Wow Just look at yourself in the mirror every morning and start laughing… Or get a bunch of ladies lying QUIETLY on the floor and all of a sudden…someone starts giggling…and it snowballs….
    Love your post… HAPPY EASTER ✝

    • Cheryl! I need to enroll in that course. It sounds like my kind of class. It would be funny to know if you can fail a laughter class. Thank you for sharing with me the joy laughter has brought to your life. Happy Easter!

  4. Thank you for sharing. I never knew the stories of Frankie and Lisa. I only knew it was a good day. I’m proud of you and your journey Tiffany. ❤

    • I don’t think I could fully put into words how meaningful the day actually was…until now. I’ve always wanted to write a blog about the experience, but glad I never did because now I could share it with more people who might need the encouragement too! 🙂 Thanks for your constant love and support, Lori. My life is better because you are in it!

  5. Thank you for sharing this story! It’s very encouraging and I’m already wondering how I can weave this into my workdays. Little things mean a lot so I try to smile or encourage people everyday. This is such a creative idea! It had to be from God! He’s really blessing you and others through you! So awesome!!!

    • Thank you, Debbie! Before I acted on the laugh stand when I shared the idea one person said it wasn’t from God. Isn’t that something? I’m glad I listened to the Shepherd’s voice on this one because I saw the difference it made in lives that day. Now, if only I could figure out a way to quit my job and do the laugh stand full time?! I hope you find ways to carry joy into your workdays and uplight those around you. Thanks for this sweet comment.

  6. Beautiful message Tiffany and I loved the sharing with Lisa and Dave. Let me work on my ‘laugh stand’ too.

  7. What a wonderful idea. Laughter is something that should never part from our lives, seeing as the Bible says that God too laughs (paraphrase). Thank you for sharing this.

  8. It never ceases to amaze me how creative God is with the ideas he gives us to further his kingdom! I think a lot of times we ignore these nudgings from the Holy Spirit because we are either too distracted or don’t think it’s actually part of God’s plan and will for our life. We put God in a “box”. God has gifted each of us with awesome and unique gifts to use for his kingdom, hasn’t he!?! My gifts deal with teaching, encouraging, and the visual arts. This has gradually led me to my current exciting and passionate purpose, a new visual art ministry web site that’s main purpose is to spread the love of Christ with others. Looking back I think I’ve also had some God inspired “laugh stand” projects along the way that led me to where I am now. I wouldn’t be too quick to dismiss your gift of giving laughs and “being goofy” as not part of God’s bigger plan for your life.

    “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, “ declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts” Isaiah 55:8-9

    • Elana, I couldn’t agree with you more. I almost ignored the idea too, but it kept coming back into my mind. I remind telling people that I just needed to “get this idea out of me” to feel released from it. Looking back, I have no doubt it was a unique idea deposited inside of me from God. Hopefully, there are more adventures like this one ahead.

      Your gifts sound like such the complete package! I admire all those that are gifted in teaching. Nothing fires me up more than hearing people are living out their purpose on this earth! I’m so glad you’ve found yours and are actually doing something about it. 🙂

  9. Joy and laughter are such precious gifts to enjoy and to share. Some days all I have to share is a smile and it is always returned.

    • I couldn’t agree more, Carol. A laugh goes such a LONG way. I used to pump myself up for work and say, “Make sure you wear your smile to work today, Tiffany!” It makes a difference.

  10. Thank you, Tiffany. What a beautiful post! You had me smiling and excited for you, then crying and imagining Lisa hugging your mom. And Frankie, how you prayed with him. Oh my, what a blessing your dream has been for them…and so many others I’m sure! God bless you (and your mom!). Keep laughing, hugging, and praying!! And please keep sharing your story. 😉

    • Thank you, Joey! It truly was one of the best days of my life and so much sweeter because I had my mom by my side. Thank you for the reminder to keep laughing, hugging and praying. That sounds like a recipe for amazing moment.

  11. God created us all for his purpose and he created laughter to bring joy, it is amazing that you tapped into your special calling. Keep on doing the work of the Lord!

  12. Tiffany,

    God plants dreams inside all of us. We tend to get busy, believe lies that we aren’t capable of doing them, & ignore the Holy Spirit’s working. This world needs us to use our God given talents & dreams. People are hurting & need someone to shower His love on them. Our country is crying out for His peace & love to be shown. Let’s use out talents to spread His love & further His Kingdom!

    God bless you for heeding the Spirit’s nudges & going forth with the Laugh stand. This world is angry, sad & full of angst. It needs laughter to lighten the mood & lift our spirits. Thank you for praying with Frankie. God knows what we need & put you in the right spot at the right time!

    Blessings 🙂

  13. I used this article to inspire a teammate of mine to pursue his “out there” ideas that combine his passion and purpose. He was speechless afterwards. Thank you for being brave and proactive in being the woman that God has made you! Much love for you sister!