A LIFETIME OF HAPPINESS......

A LIFETIME OF HAPPINESS.....

Is there truly such a thing as a "Lifetime of Happiness...." Some may ask "Is that possible?"

There are people who seem to always be happy, but are they truly happy? Have they never experienced unhappiness?

I believe that most people experience varying degrees of unhappiness in life.....if not all people...Some simply disguise it better than others while others wear their unhappiness on their "sleeve..." Happiness in my opinion is something that is created by "man..." whereas JOY is something that is created by GOD.....Joy is internal....It is consistent even when happiness is not....Happiness is something that can come and go based upon life experiences and what is going on in our lives......Joy remains consistent as God is consistent....Joy is outside of us that becomes a part of who we are.....inside...

The most fleeting happiness is happiness that is solely based upon life circumstances....what is going on at any given moment in a person's life......The most stable happiness in my opinion is happiness that is not based upon outside events, but instead based upon JOY......When one bases their happiness upon Joy even when outside events tend to flounder their inside of who they are tends to remain stable.....Staying connected to Joy is important to provide balance to outside events taking place in one's life...

Happiness does have it's highs and lows...It ebbs and flows...Joy should not have highs and lows, but remain consistent....Can we be joyful and yet not happy.....? I think we can be joyful and yet not happy with our outside circumstances.....Life is not always consistent with giving us what we want or desire....In times like that we are likely to not be at our happiest.....but it is during times like this that Joy supports us....It keeps our Soul joyful even when we are not truly happy with what may or may not be going on in our lives...

How does one get Joy? I believe one gets joy by finding their own way to connect to The Divine....their Higher Power.....in whatever way they so choose.....

Happiness based solely on outside circumstances is likely to waver often....because outside circumstances are rarely consistent and do not always go the way we want them to go....That is simply Life....Having something stronger and consistent to base our happiness on in my opinion is a far better way to go....and basing our happiness on the foundation of JOY seems to be the most consistent way to keep Happiness in our lives at the levels we so choose...

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