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I’m not having the best day
My day hasn’t gone brilliantly so far. I decided to deliver the 300 remaining flyers for our church fun day and when I was most of the way around the heavens opened and I got soaked. We then had a phone … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, contentment, Faith, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness, Listening to God, Relationship with God Tagged don't let negative experiences put you off, don't let your circumstances define you, happiness depends on our circumstances, now I am deeply discouraged but I will remember you, Psalm 42, seeing past the negative, shaped by my experiences, thankful in all circumstances, trust God, trust in God, trusting even when things go wrong, when things go wrong, why am I discouraged Leave a comment
Joy is better than happiness
Jesus said that if we obey him, then our joy would overflow (John 15.11). I was thinking about this and it occurred to me that joy is really different to happiness. To me, happiness is a something that is related to … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, change, Faith, Holy Spirit, Joy, Life in all it's fullness Tagged cheerfully he to suffering goes, fruit of the spirit, happiness, happiness depends on our circumstances, hebrews 12.2, john 15.11, joy, joy is a choice, joy is about more than happiness, the joy set before him, your joy will overflow 1 Comment