Proverbs 15:13 King James Version (KJV)
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
I find my happy place inside my own heart doing things that matter to me. It's not a certain location or a vacation away, but right where I am. I am happy knowing that Jesus loves me, my family and friends too. I am happy sharing real life with others. I have never been a person of conflict and as I get older, I see that I might walk on emotions a bit too much. I care about people and when they hurt, I hurt. I care about myself and I do have to take out time for me now. I have to step back and tell myself I am not Super Sparkie and I totally need strength from the Lord. I don't know how people walk this life without Jesus or the comfort of knowing where the end of life takes you.
Romans 12:1-2 New International Version (NIV)A Living Sacrifice12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
HAPPY PLACE ~
Changing my mindset to positive and knowing God is able to handle whatever I face in this day
Learning to live one day at time, but plan for tomorrow. My brother taught me this when he had cancer and a limited amount of time to live. He was 37 years old when he went to Heaven on Christmas Day. He would talk about how short life was and to make each day happy. It was hard to make life happy in those days. I was 32 years old, with two small children. Christmas morning would never be the same again and somehow, my husband and I went back to our house to make christmas happy for our kids. Deep inside parents hold things they never tell kids. Tears that break a heart, but the outside shows realness of sorrows but lets make today happy. Overcoming one's self and sharing what real worship is to kids and others. Loving God even when we don't understand and getting mad would be a little easier than worship. I hope you understand what I am trying to say.
Proverbs 3:5-6 New King James Version (NKJV)5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
6 In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He shall [a]direct your paths.
HAPPY PLACE ~
I just can not ask why anymore God. I will just trust you and leave it alone. I get tired and weary at times of life. I get on knees to pray and seek the Lord. I know he does miracles and I've seen them. I know that he is the only one brings a family together, happiness and new beginnings. Through it all, I will trust God and I will give praise of worship for all he has already done in life. He has brought my family through many heartbreaks and joys of life. He will continue to be my source of strength and yes, I will worship him through it all. It's a new day filled with joy, happiness and I feel it deep inside of me. I feel refreshed, anew and ready for this day of happy.
My prayers continue for you, your family and friends. Purpose this a happy day!