I’ll be happy when…..

From Karen, a lovely attitude, apt words, and truly helpful thinking!



I’ll be happy ‘when’…

How many of us have said those words. “I’ll be happy when…” when I loose weight, when I get well, when I can go to Paris, when I get married, when I have a baby, when I get a job, when I get some money in the bank, when I get a house, when I…well you fill in the gaps. Over the last few years I have written posts like ‘Have you got all your ducks in a row?’ (in the heavenlyjava archives). In it I ask the same question. What is happiness, how  do we get it and more importantly, how do we keep it?

These are big questions, and ones that have no easy answer. A wise man once said “happiness is an illusion, only suffering is real”. What he is saying is that happiness per se is in itself an ephemeral state…

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6 thoughts on “I’ll be happy when…..

  1. The joy of the Lord is fantastic ain’t it Maria?
    You are loved immeasurably by the Lord. 😃
    That’s reason for joy, 😂

    Just think Maria,
    God, loves you enough to let someone murder Him so you can be close to Him.
    You, specifically you Maria. He allowed His own murder to adopt you.

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