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Monday, January 27, 2014

God Wants You Happy

By Robert Batch


I am currently in the process of reading Fr. Jonathan Morris’s book “God Wants You Happy”  A simple concept that we all know or at least think that we have grasped fully…right?

Then we ask the question, why do constantly find ourselves asking “what can make me happier” or where can I get more satisfaction for myself?  Another question we could ask is why would God allow us to be sad, or allow bad things to happen in our lives.

A prime example…

For those of you who have been paying attention to the news, there was another shooting in Maryland yesterday at a mall, where the shooter shot three people, and then shot himself.  This has become a normal occurrence in today's world, and yet we still continue to ask what can make us happy.  So what is the cure for this?

From personal experience, I would confidently conclude that any of our daily struggles can be traced back to one of the following things
  1. Shallowness
  2. Anxiety
  3. Loneliness

Continue reading at Robert's blog Love is Calling.

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