A glad heart makes a happy face; a broken heart crushes the spirit. For the despondent, every day brings trouble…Proverbs 15: 13, 15
Have you ever wondered what your purpose in life is? The simple fact is that we were created to fulfill God’s purpose and His desires. When we live outside of what God intended for our life, it is not possible to for us possess peace or happiness. We begin to search for distractions that can only provide fleeting moments of superficial happiness. As we become bored, our state of mind changes to an overall feeling of dissatisfaction with who we are, and what life has to offer.
So, how are we supposed to transition from a meaningless existence to a purpose driven life? Ask God; pray for God to reveal His divine purpose for your life.
1. Take the time to self-evaluate your gifts and talents. Identify the qualities that make you unique.
2. Open your mind to stepping outside of your comfort zone. Volunteer for organizations that provide assistance to persons in need.
3. Acknowledge your blessings. Develop a spirit of gratitude by recognizing the privilege of having the necessities of life.
4. If you require emotional support; seek assistance through your local churches and other non-profit organizations.
God desires for us to possess a glad heart. When we align our life with His purpose, our happiness is not based on changing circumstances; our happiness is based on His divine will.
Sonya Johnson Ruiz