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|I was doing everything but getting into the presence of God and asking Him to |
show me. - Little, Paul Others think it's a choice between doing what we want to
do and being happy, and doing what God wants us to do and being miserable.
|First we see that Saul did almost all that God asked, but the little bit he did not do |
got him into as much trouble as if he ... I think the worst part of this story is that
Saul told Samuel he kept the best of the spoil to sacrifice to God. ... The worst
thing about disobedience is that it promises to make you happy by giving you
what you want, but it ends up making you miserable. ... us to walk in His perfect
will, but that there is a place called God's permissive will that is somewhere
between being ...
|the Pollyanna vibrations of others, such as we are, as we continued enjoying |
positive aspects of our lives and appreciating ... Their resistant baser-tones
vibrated onto us enough such that we felt them actually pursuing us, yet they
could not ... Sad people are happy within their unfettered sadness, as misery
invites company. ... There is always a choice we each make, much like a fine line
of separation between connecting to happiness or ... Misery wants company and
like attracts like.
|mistakes, disappoint us, and even purposely hurt us. ... We shouldn't expect |
people to do wrong—that would be unwarranted pessimism—but we should not
base our ... It's a simplistic analogy, but I tend to think of it like rock, paper,
scissors. ... We expect certain things—long life, general well-being, reward for our
work, and so on— but we are not in control. ... When we allow misery to preside
because of the actions of others, we effectively choose to distrust God's wisdom
|I'll give you another reason: because if behind everything that appears and feels |
good is the “Uh-oh,” the ego waiting for the other shoe to drop, then ... If there's
some devil or overall negative purpose to life, wouldn't this being or scenario
want us to be joyless? ... So what you're doing isn't working. Doesn't it piss you off
that if there's some “devil” out there that you're making it happy by being
miserable? ... It's a game we can win; we're supposed to win, and I believe it is
|I believe that if you're not spiritually healthy, you won't find true fulfillment in your |
life, no matter how good your mental or ... I've heard of and seen many people
who are successful in a worldly way who are the most miserable human beings
on the ... Unlike physical health, spiritual health is far from being an exact science
, but it's waiting out there for everyone to take ... in relation to “mental health,”
because all we need to do is rely upon God for everything and he will take care of
|266' _ SUNDAY in heaven wants us to do, and if we really love him, shall we |
want to please him by doing all he asks? ... He gives liberally,—not as we
sometimesgive to each other, wishing we didn't have to, but willingly, plenty of it.
... God knows the hearts that love him ; but the one with a wicked heart, thinking
wrong thoughts, and planning to do evil, he will punish. ... man being in a rage,
and saying dreadful words, because his horse was frightened at something, and
refused to go?
|practices, yon who like, but better follow his Successor and Superior, in |
overcoming evil in them with goodness in ... when you command them and they
refuse to obey, you feel bound to "make them mind;" in doing which you often
both fail, ... Think how much better the latter course. ... the delicate nerves of
excitable children.800 Remember, their intense wants were made to be gratified,
not resisted. ... What 1 make tbem bad, and then chastisf them for being what you
forced them to be !
|Please remember that wise choices may well have nothing to do with feelings. |
You may or may not feel like doing the right thing. ... easy to choose to do what is
right, butit iseasier than choosing the wrong thing and going through the misery I
feel afterward. ... but through Christ I can choose to have a good attitude and trust
God toget me whatever He wants meto haveat the time. ... Another two years
went by,and then one night ourson Dan calledand said, “I think Dad should sell
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choice music ,„ , w Issued monthtv. t?l.iw) ... \Veall know people who enjoy being
miserable, and. what is worse, they amuse themselves by trying to make other ...
to carry with us in every place the light which we may take from Him, and to make
our lives a song of "Glory to God," by ... said: "Hlstera, you and I are done with all
lliat (meaning the love part) ; what we want b to compare methods of doing work.