Happiness is . . .

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” ― Charles M. Schulz

Happiness is yours. It says so by our Founding Fathers.  In America we have "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness".   Do you have it?

Happiness is yours ONLY if you chose it to be yours.  It seems elusive at best, but it truly is there you just have to look at things differently.  

We cannot control circumstances around us.  We cannot control outcomes. I know in our Bible study it spoke about control and circumstances. God has this... He really does. We tend to get into mindsets that things can only be one way and when we do, we are clearly cutting God out of the situation and our life. 

The first step in finding it is realizing you cannot control circumstances and you should not take responsibility for circumstances that are out of your control. You can only control YOURSELF... not anyone else. You control how you act and react to things in your life. Choose HAPPINESS. 

A sorority sister and a sister for life, Melanie once told me the importance as you live your life is not living it just for you but for a legacy. We cannot be self-absorbed and be that ME generation that is growing up right now. Live for the betterment of others. Surround yourself with good friends and develop deep relationships with them. Keep your finances in order.  Do no harm. Look for the best in every situation and person.

"To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. Ecclesiastes 2:26