Choose JOY

"Be in the joy of the moment", writes Nicky Gumbel.

They seldom reflect on the days of their life, because God keeps them occupied with gladness of heart.

Ecclesiastes 5:20

How do we obtain joy? Our attitude is "the paintbrush of the mind".

In parts of my life, I look at other people and think

"Why wasn't I selected. I'm as good as them!"

The lesson I need to keep reminding myself is

"Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches."

I should reflect on 1 Corinthians 7:17 more often: