Happiness quotes give clues to
reaching true inner joy and peace
Have you found happiness, or does it seem elusive, like a butterfly that just manages to evade your grasp?
As singles, we often think that "When I get married, then I'll be happy," or "When I get that promotion, then I'll be happy" or "When I achieve my goals, then I'll be happy."
But such thinking can eat up our lives. The truth is that the clock is always ticking and the calendar is always turning for all of us.
True, deep-down, reliable happiness comes through an intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. As an old advertising slogan used to say, "Accept no substitutes."
The wise people whose quotes appear here knew some things about happiness. As you read these quotations, take time to reflect. Are you putting your life on hold until you reach some desired condition, or are you doing your best to be happy right here, right now?
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
In Christ we are relaxed and at peace in the midst of the confusions, bewilderments, and perplexities of this life. The storm rages, but our hearts are at rest. We have found peace--at last!
Once upon a time I thought happiness meant comfort; now I see that it means something quite different. My view of happiness has changed...happiness now means the knowledge and love of God.
Our happiness comes to us only when we do not seek for it. It comes to us when we seek others' happiness instead.
God made us for happiness.
Anything less than God will let you down.
E. Stanley Jones
Our attitude can turn our problems into blessings.
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