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The Four Cardinal Points of a Joyful Life

Life won’t always produce happy moments, but you can decide to be a joyful soul and therefore, live a joyful life. This isn’t easy, but with discipline, you can achieve this lifestyle. Below, are what I believe are the four cardinal points of a joyful life: Love God and Everyone. Including your enemies. How else would you stand out among those who love only the people that love them back? What, then, makes you special or different? Hatred is a lot of work. Don’t waste time plotting against someone who is probably unaware of how you feel when you can spend that time planning a healthy future for yourself, family, ministry/career, and even serving others. Secondly, a personal relationship with God allows an outflow of love to others. It’s impossible to truly love others selflessly without, first, receiving it from God because, the human nature, by itself, is incapable of showing true and sacrificial love. Forgive Everything. The lesson that, you forgive to set yourself free, isn’t new. Besides, like hatred, unforgiveness, anger, and bitterness …