We are happy when good things happen to us. We are happy when we meet great people. We are happy when we have good agreeable conversations. We are happy when we feel safe and secured. We are happy when we are loved and love someone right back. These things makes us happy only for a moment, but today we will see how to have sustainable happiness even when good things are scarce.
We all chase happiness, that which makes us happy even if it’s only for a little while. We can even change our careers for that which brings us happiness. But true happiness is contentment or joy and joy is a continuous and sustainable state of being which is not dependent to circumstances or situations brought into by life in this daily pursuit of happiness.
Happiness is a good emotional state which reflects ones overall well-being of contentment thus bringing about a mental state of joy.
Joy is what we are after not just moments of happiness. We want constant happiness which is actually joy, a feeling of contentment. In a basic sense what we want is constant happiness 😊 which is always within us and this happens when God promise us success and seeing those promises fulfilled. Those promises may be communicated directly or through prophetesses and prophets.
In every stage of our growing process we want assurance that we are moving towards our destiny and purpose, at times we can wait for longer periods for results thus Gods promises and their fulfillment play a huge role in boosting our confidence and in our happiness or say wellbeing. It is this desire for contentment that all of us want to experience at all times (whilst a mind is conscious).
The sun is actually in the center of our solar system and provides for all life on earth. Since the sun is guaranteed to us all then we will focus on the other aspects – the “not so obvious” yet main contributors to our state of happiness. In philosophy, happiness translates the Greek concept of eudaimonia, and refers to “the good life“, or flourishing, rather than simply an emotion.
“The good life” however can be often subjective to one’s concept of what “the good life” is because of its dependency to ones imagination. Though one thing is common to all people about the good life, it is comfortable and it’s a life without lack where a person is continually growing in all aspects of life. The comfort brought to one by the success experienced in their lives. Therefore happiness is closely intertwined with success and success is not subjective at least to us it isn’t. Let’s take a closer look!
Definitions of success differ but they all attempt to touch one accurate definition that success is the achievement of that which is necessary, meaning that if we achieve that which is not necessary than we are still not successful. To brake it down in simple terms overall success is the success of 4 main poles (states/types);
1. Mental success: mental success is when our brain is healthy and fit to assist us in all circumstances & situations. A brain which shows up on time when needed and performs at its full capacity and over and above if needed. More importantly a consciousness that is righteous, free and at peace; this is a successful brain or mental condition or state of being …and it is here in the mind where we carry healthy or unhealthy emotions that lead to unhappiness or happiness.
2. The body success: the body is a powerful temple or church. It is with the body that we can experience life in its fullest. Once we have conquered all addictions (especially towards drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, television, food etc..), once we have gained self love with a successful mind and we do not bash our bodies, …this point will than be the first step towards body success. We now can imagine and train a fit healthy body into existence and we are now happy because we feel successful with our bodies. We feed it healthy food and water, we exercise it and we rest it well … now our bodies (organs, bones and muscles) can work as healthy machines!
3. Soul success: this is basically spiritual success which has to do mainly with having the gift of peace and unconditional love. When we know we are loved we give off love easily to others but most importantly we are happy because we are loved and we can share in this abundance. Previously we defined love and we said also that it is this love that drives to pursue our purpose in life, this love bring forth miracles and it helps us to achieve only the necessary forsaking the unnecessary. This is the first success before the four.
4. Finally purpose success: we each were with a calling, born to accomplish or to achieve something in this world and everyone was gifted with a talent or talents to help achieve this. We each matter in that we each have a service to render to humanity and nature …but purpose is hard to find. It is not easy to know it, and one you know it it is also not easy to say yes to it …yet that’s where lie the greatest joy and it’s what we came here on earth to achieve, so to those who find theirs it brings unto them success but more over it brings joy which is beyond just happiness. Why? Because with following purpose comes to us all things, to name a few; career, spouse, partners, family, friends, money, great food, better life experiences, music, illumination, knowledge, wisdom, comfort, nice better clothes, material abundance, fame, power, influence, more opportunities & …,& ….I could go on and on. Purpose enters us into heaven yet many of us often never say yes when purpose keeps calling.
Artificial plastic surgery, Aesthetics and beauty enhancements products, fashion, money, physical fitness does not equal permanent happiness, Access to health care or household sharing and marriage may feel good but does not automatically equal to contentment or happiness, fame does not equal permanent happiness, etc …All these things may contribute to our happiness as Grace adds them unto us when we walk in our purpose but we are not chasing after them for they are not the ultimate price or source of our joy.
The ultimate price is to live fully as ourselves, to serve in our purpose the people, nature and our universe as we were called to do. This is both the source and goal of our happiness.
It is our purpose in life which brings about true overall happiness, the so called “good life. La vie est belle”
Overall wellbeing is overall success and overall success is overall happiness. ~ Re
Then my friends even if you haven’t found unconditional love yet even if you haven’t arrived at a righteous consciousness and even if you haven’t quite got it right with your body yet just request grace for one thing; that is finding your purpose in life….because finding your purpose and actually following it then you can be sure that this can bring you closer and closer to the other three poles or types of success which results to sustainable happiness…because unconditional love cannot help but fill a person whose heart wants to serve others. And with unconditional love with you nothing is impossible!
May the peace of God, the sweet sound of the Holy Spirit and the Grace be with you always!