REJOICE; AND AGAIN I SAY REJOICE!

Think happy, and you will be happy…

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NB: This piece is best read while smiling

Image “Be happy in the Lord, and He shall give you all the desires of your heart.” That is just but one of King David’s numerous nuggets of wisdom, coming from Psalms 37:4. Here, David debugs one of the misconceptions that have dogged Christian life for years. Many devout Christians erroneously hold on to the belief that just because we should be Christ-like, we are to lead a life that’s full of gloom and suffering. The truth, however, is quite the opposite. I combed over acres of Bible verses and I discovered that Jesus actually wants us to live a life full of fulfillment. In Psalms 16:11, David sheds more light when he explains that in the Lord’s presence, there’s fullness of joy and pleasures forever.

Happiness begets happiness, opportunity, and lots of luck. Sorrow begets nothing but more sorrow and misfortunes…

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