By Dianna Hobbs
Happiness is rooted in the abundance of things we possess. But joy is rooted in the possession of abundance through Christ (John 10:10). Whether rich or poor, sick or well, high or low, up or down, we realize we have everything we need, because we have the Lord.
In life, pain and pleasure go hand-in-hand. In other words, good and bad times often take up residency in our lives at the same time.
It’s not an either-or scenario.
On the one hand, we may be experiencing beauty, bounty and balance in a specific area. On the other hand, we might be dealing with struggles, setbacks, and situations that greatly challenge us.
But who told us life would be easy?
The key to surviving the ups and downs, the ebbs and flows of life, is not allowing anything to steal your joy.
Not your happiness...
This article is exerpted from Your Daily Cup of Inspiration, an encouragement blog from EEW Magazine President & CEO, Dianna Hobbs. Be inspired when you read the full article here.