Kristen Lisemby Lee is an author, blogger, singer and single mom with a heart for reaching hurting women and children.  Using her own story of heartache, trauma and loss, she seeks to equip and encourage others to find their strength and joy in Jesus.  

Kristen is a contributor for The Better Mom and has been featured in Spirit-Filled Magazine and other Gospel-centered ministries.

The purpose of Where Joy Is is to reach women with the hope of Christ, to encourage women to find Jesus in every moment, and to elevate the cross as the source of true joy. 

Kristen resides in central Arkansas with her three children.

"...in Thy presence is fulness of joy..."

Psalm 16:11


Psalm 23 for the Single Mom

As a single mom, it feels as though the word "change" is what sums up every single minute of our lives. One day you feel confident and the next day you are on your kitchen floor weeping. One day you feel like you are really making strides in your healing and the next day you feel like you're having to start the healing process all over again.

15 Practical Ways to Heal When You Have Been Betrayed

It happened. You heard about it, obsessed over it and finally proof was thrust into your hands. And you're devastated. Betrayal is one of the worst things that can happen in a person's life and the closer you were with the person who broke your trust, the more traumatic it is for you and the harder it is to for you to heal. But while it will take time and effort, healing can happen.

Get Up: How To Make It When You Don't Want to Keep Going

This is for the weary sisters. This is for you - hurting wife who doesn't understand. This is for you - fearful mama struggling to let go. This is for you - betrayed woman afraid and alone. This is for the grieving; the working and striving...



"I love Kristen's heart for the Lord and admire her faith more now than ever before. Her life has not been one of all roses and sunshine, nor would she try to pretend it has. Instead, she is open and honest about her story and still able to hold onto her faith in the midst of it all. That inspires me so much and is sure to inspire you, as well. If the reality of our fallen and broken world is one you are currently feeling the effects of and your heart is hurting, reading Kristen's words is sure to be a balm to your soul."

—  Rebekah Hargraves,
Author of "Lies Moms Believe" and "Finding Our Fulfillment in Christ"