Glad to be overjoyed

The next time you see someone who is obviously overjoyed, let yourself share in the delight. Being overjoyed becomes a common occurrence when you believe that delight is your destiny.

Dogs are often overjoyed and freely frolic without embarrassment. We could learn a lot from them. If you playfully frolic and do a silly dance, you’ll soon begin to feel happier.

Make your mind a glad-theater. Fill it with heart-felt dreams and treasured memories.

Life offers many opportunities to be overjoyed, but they’re often overlooked. There are many encouraging elephants hidden in plain sight in the rooms of your life. Noticing them will cheer you up!

Being overjoyed is often misunderstood and seen as inappropriate. The truth is: Everyday invites us to delight. Even when you’re overwhelmed, you can still find reasons to be overjoyed!

Be a “glad-iator” for joy. Fight against the thoughts and feelings that try to keep you from delight.

They’re many words for happiness: gladness, bliss, felicity, jollity, delight, jubilation, euphoria, cheerfulness, joy. Choose one and look up its definition.

For the most part your conscience won’t let you be bad and be glad at the same time. Choose glad.

About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I co-lead a non-traditional expression of the body of Christ in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia" that is available in Kindle & paperback @ http://amzn.to/2nCr5dP
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