If you analyze people’s actions, you will come to the conclusion that they all seek happiness. Every act is in fact, a search for happiness; even if on the surface it doesn’t look so. Going to the movies, eating in a favorite restaurant, going to a party, travelling aboard, buying clothes or gadgets are motivated by the designs to be happy . There is always this happiness factor inside you, moving you to seek happiness.
But some people despite achieving all in life would sometimes say they are still unhappy. The reason is simple- joy comes from the inside. Sometimes life could be very challenging and difficult but haven’t you seen poor people despite their enormous wants still very happy? If you are born again, you have the seed of joy automatically activated in you. You have the fruit of the spirit in you. What is the fruit of the spirit? Galatians 5:22 tells us about it- the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith. Notice the bible mentioned joy. Joy is the higher dimension of happiness. Joy is the dispatcher of profound happiness. So here is my point, joy is already in you. So you don’t really need those exciting activities you do every day to spur happiness in your life. All you need to do is share that joy inside with everyone around you. When you think like this, you would understand there is no need for sadness, bitterness and hate. For joy is already from the inside of you. Be happy, smile always. The joy of the Lord is your strength.
Enjoy your life with joy.