Molly’s Minute: Need Strength? Try Joy.
Have you ever had someone try to make you laugh when you were mad or upset about something?
Isn’t it crazy how that actually works?
You think about something positive, you smile, you laugh, and the weight of whatever was bothering you just goes away.
That works because joy is our strength.
A spirit of joy helps give us the strength we need to face the tough things in life.
And sometimes all it takes is a laugh, a smile, an uplifting thought, or saying something positive to tap into that spirit of joy.
So right now, if you’re feeling annoyed, or tired, or angry, or if you’re facing something tough, give that a shot.
Think about someone or something you love. Say something positive about your situation. Crack a smile. And let that joy fill you with strength.
Nehemiah 8:10 “The joy of the Lord is your strength.”
If you’re going through a really hard time and maybe having trouble finding joy in your situation, I’d love to pray for you. If you’d ever like me to do that, just send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.