I choose fun thoughts
And inspire me
Guilt or shame.
Perspective is powerful. You can develop a perspective that sees life as encouraging or one that sees life as distressing. Having fun can be as simple as a change in perspective.
When your work feels like play you have fun all day! When play becomes competitive, joy becomes confined to defeating opponents.
When people want to “have fun” they usually look for outward distractions, but “being joyful” is something that happens in the heart. When you embrace wholesome silliness, fun will sneak up on you.
Troubling thoughts, emotions, and desires disrupt our fun. Instead of looking for joy, we seek to be distracted and medicated.
For me, trying to control my mind and focus my thoughts on hope and encouragement is more fun and challenging than playing a game app. I can do it anyplace, anytime, and under any circumstances.
Too many Christians settle for “a little fun” when Jesus wants to fill them within with “loads of joy.” I’ve never found scripted and programmed Christianity to be very fulfilling.
Focusing on the living Jesus fills my daily life with fun–delight, adventure, and meaning–not just empty entertainment. Praying is so fun! I love to experience the presence of the living Jesus–to share my heart with Him and to listen to His voice.