Happiness Is Born From Gratitude

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When we are feeling unhappy we can believe that the path back to happiness and joy comes through trying harder: work harder, play harder, learn more, give more. However, the simplest path to happiness and joy is through gratitude. Looking for the blessings that are all around, the big and the small, and appreciating them.

When we can let go of control of people and outcomes and trying to manufacture happiness and realize that happiness flows into a humble heart – a heart full of gratitude, then things will shift. Take a look around. You may be surprised by joy with all you see.

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” [Gospel of Matthew 6:33]

Please join us for our Thanksgiving service this Sunday, November 22nd at 10:30 a.m.

Look For The Good, You Will Be Glad You Did

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How much does our happiness and peace of mind depend on how we see things, people and circumstances? Pretty much.

The old saying goes, “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are.” The lens through which we see the world will shape our perception. If we look for what is wrong with others we will undoubtedly determine that they are flawed and have a negative feeling about them. If we look for the good in others we will see it and will find that our tolerance and even our love for others will grow. A huge shift in our worldview is bound to occur.

This week we will consider how to view the world and others with eyes that focus on the good. This is how angels see others and they are pretty darn happy!

Please join us Sunday at 10:30 a.m. or watch the live stream.