10 Ways For a Happier Day

 

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photo by Cherie Werner

  1. TODAY I WILL GROW SPIRITUALLY: I will spend a little more time in God’s word and prayer. I will find a quiet place to meditate and listen for GOD’s voice!!! Romans 12:12; James 5:13; Mark 1:35, Joshua 1:8
  2. TODAY I WILL BE PATIENT:  If someone is rude, if someone is impatient, if someone is unkind… I will not respond in a like manner. Romans 12:12; 1 Corinthians 13:4-5
  3. TODAY I WILL ASK GOD TO BLESS MY “ENEMY”: If I come across someone who treats me harshly or unfairly, I will quietly ask GOD to bless that individual. I understand the “enemy” could be a family member, neighbor, co-worker or stranger. Matthew 5:44
  4. TODAY I WILL FORGIVE: I will forgive any hurts or injuries that come my way. Mark 11:25; Matthew 6:15, Luke 6:27-31
  5. TODAY I WILL WISELY CHOOSE MY WORDS : I will carefully choose and guard my words knowing they have the power of life and death. Words matter.   Proverbs 18:21; 20:19; Ephesians 4:29
  6. TODAY I WILL GO THE EXTRA MILE: I will find ways to help share the burden of another person.  Galatians 6:2
  7. TODAY I WILL SECRETLY EXTEND KINDNESS:  I will reach out anonymously and bless the life of another. Colossians 3:12, Galatians 5:22
  8. TODAY I WILL BUILD UP AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS: I will practice the golden rule – “Do unto others as I would have them do unto me.”  I Thessalonians 5:11Jude1:20; Matthew 7:12
  9. TODAY I WILL BE GENEROUS: I will share by time, energy, and resources with others. 2 Corinthians 9:11, 1 Timothy 6:18
  10. TODAY I WILL NURTURE MYSELF: I will eat healthier, exercise, and seek to eliminate stress.  I will thank God for my body. 1 Corinthians 6:19; 1 Timothy 4:8

O Happy Day!