Why is the little girl smiling?
Because she knew her picture was being taken.
And your supposed to smile when your picture is taken.
Plus, we will hope that being on the way to church with
Bible in hand was an influence also.
she does smile when she gets what she wants,
at least temporarily just like you do.
But do you have a frown or a look of despair instead?
Are you tired of working and fighting to get the things you
want out of life?
All to no avail.
There is an easier way.
"Take delight in the Lord,
and he will give you the desires
of your heart."
(Psalms 37:4 NRSV)
Or as another version says;
"Seek your happiness in the Lord,
and he will give you your
(Psalms 37:4 GNB)
If you truly begin to delight or seek your happiness
in God. Your desires may change for something
even better. And you will find a happiness and
contentment that will stay with you all the time.
You have a choice.
You can work hard at it yourself,
and get frustrated.
find you your happiness in God
and let him do it for you.