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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 ...
|Luck can be a big factor in whether our lives are happy or sad, fulfilling or |
disappointing, yet we might think that, ... 52 Generally, theories ofwell-being
construe well-being in terms ofgood things, realizing our wants, preferences,
desires, and so ... Things might not be completely rosy in our lives, but we can be
doing well nonetheless. ... For other things, some control is possible, but likely we
have less control than we might like to think. ... Most of us are not in this kind of
|the Pollyanna vibrations of others, such as we are, as we continued enjoying |
positive aspects of our lives and ... Their resistant baser-tones vibrated onto us
enough such that we felt them actually pursuing us, yet they could not influence
us into ... the open arms of the masses negative impressions can collectively
create even a national movement of contagious misery. ... There is always a
choice we each make, much like a fine line of separation between connecting to
happiness or ...
|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?
|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. God is. ... When we allow misery to
preside because of the actions of others, we effectively choose to distrust God's
wisdom and ...
|When we forgive those who have hurt us, seek GOD's will and begin to praise |
GOD, He will make a way for us to ... Ifyou'll be faithful and choose integrity in the
little things oflife, GOD will pour abundant blessings on you as you honor Him all
the days of your life. Abraham Lincoln once remarked that people are just about
as happy as they make up their minds to be. You can ... It's the easiest thing in the
world to accomplish. ... Ifyou think you're unhappy, you become an unhappy
|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 ... God is unwilling to bless us with
bigger and greater things until he trusts that we will use them for his glory, and
that is ...
|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 our destiny. ... That tells me so much: that I am so worth it and so loved that
some God, cosmic force, the Universe, whatever—wants me to get love right, to
feel it from ...
|The transformation will be magical, and, like theatrical transitions, pass at once |
from Hades to Olympus. ... the human race believe t at God has destined them to
misery for ever in this world, or, at the best, to mediocre happiness. ... like despair
, and this most odious result obliges its to choose between two natural
conclusions: either that God is unjust, or that ... of political infancy; can we
reasonably, Ireptmt, permit ourselves to think that God,who has allowed us to uire
already so mttch of ...