What everyone is looking for,
The end-goal of so many people’s lives
~ the ever-elusive ~ Happiness.
People think that in order to find it you need to travel, to see new places, to have new experiences, to get rid of ‘toxic’ people, to try out different religions, to pick and choose, to leave a job, to ditch a partner if that isn’t working out and try again with a new one...
That you need to consciously do exercises in Mindfulness...
They have collectively either shunned or forgotten one thing.
“Those who trust the Lord will be joyful” ~ Psalm 16:20
“And the Peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ~ Philippians 4:7
Joy and Peace. Peace and Joy.
What more could one want in life than Joy and Peace?
Through serving others as Jesus Christ did, through putting others first and being His hands and feet we find that immense spiritual Peace and Joy!
It sustains us!
I have seen Christians go through times of real physical and emotional suffering, but Christ keeps them going. He gives them Peace in the midst of it all and Joy at the thought of Eternity.
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” ~ Romans 15:13
Kate Duncan - 11 February 2021