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Time for a Great Cartoon (happiness)

10 Feb

ch870710Calvin has a point, doesn’t he?  If HAPPINESS depends on HAPPENINGS, then having the financial where-with-all to control life’s circumstances seems a very reasonable goal.

But even the filthy rich can’t buy themselves out of someScreen Shot 2015-01-11 at 7.31.27 AM life’s tragedies.  As one bumper sticker puts it, “He who dies with the most toys — still dies!”  Psalm 1 (which we looked at way back on December 8’s post) makes the simple point that true happiness (what the Psalmist calls “blessedness”) is a relational, not a possessive, issue.  If I know the God of Creation in an intimate and personal way, I can be truly happy, regardless of what happens around me.

How’s your relationship with the Lord going?

 
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