Happiness

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True Happiness

True Happiness

[365 words] It is probably an understatement, but we live in a very unhappy world. Unhappiness is seen on the faces of so many as they try to maneuver through the difficult challenges of everyday life. Unhappiness is not only seen on the poor unfortunates of our...

Life Is Like A Train Ride

Life Is Like A Train Ride

[433 words] John C. Maxwell, in his book The Difference Maker, quotes an excerpt from a speech given by former First Lady Barbara Bush at Kennebunk High School in Maine. I thought it was worth sharing: "We get on board that train at birth, and we want to cross the...

The Joys of the Lord

The Joys of the Lord

[197 words] "You will make known to me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; in Your right hand there are pleasures forever” (Psalm 16:9,10). The one who trusts in God has a supreme spiritual happiness and an inexpressible joy. They come from the...

True Joy Was Never His

True Joy Was Never His

[414 words] Buck Owens has always been my favorite country singer. Throughout his career he had 21 number one songs, and 15 of those were consecutive hits. For 17 years he starred on the television show "Hee Haw," from 1969 till 1986. In 1996 he was inducted into the...

Happiness is a Choice

Happiness is a Choice

[156 words] Kenneth Joines lost his beloved wife Jan. I can only imagine what those who have suffered such loss are experiencing, but I do appreciate what he has written about it. “This year was the second anniversary without her. I have decided I have two choices: I...

God Wants You to Have Joy! 

God Wants You to Have Joy! 

  [187 words] God wants you to have joy in your life. This truth is lost on some preachers and other church-goers. Oliver Wendell Holmes was a member of the U.S. Supreme Court for 30 years. His mind, wit and work earned him the unofficial title of “the greatest...

The Joys of the Lord

The Key to True Happiness

[209 words] Psychologist Bernard Rimland once developed an interesting test you can use to determine what causes true happiness. Make a list of 10 people whom you know the best. After each name write either H (for happy) or N (for not happy). Then go down the list...

Contentment

Contentment

[129 words] “...I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances” (Philippians 4:11). We clamor for happiness. And usually happiness is dependent upon certain desires within us. A new car might make some happy. Or a new puppy. Or dress. Or house. Or mate....

The Impoverished Rich

The Impoverished Rich

[99 words] Once there was a king who was unhappy as well as miserable. He grew to feel there was no reason to keep on living. He had sought happiness in all that his kingdom had to offer. Finally one of his wise men gave him some advice. “Find the happiest man in your...