Bible tells us in Proverbs 17:22, Happiness is good medicine, but sorrow is a
If we don’t constantly
work on having a good attitude and think on good things (Philippians 4:8),
instead of feeling happy and energetic, happiness is likely to get lost in our
busy lives. Without happiness life can feel pretty empty and meaningless. Poor
health will follow in a life without joy.
As Christians, we have
a big reason to be happy. Our savior, Jesus, has given us a hope, through His
willingness to die on the cross for our sins. He paid the debt we could not
pay. How do you think He feels when we let the things of this world trump His
ultimate gift of joy? I think Paul was telling us in Philippians 4:7, as
Christians if we focus on Jesus, we will have a joy that is beyond the
understanding of the world and that peace (joy) within our hearts will help us
maintain that joyful attitude in our lives. It is healthy both spiritually and
Focus on one thing you
will change in your life this week to be happier.