True happiness is found in GOD alone
Are you 'REALLY' happy?
Have you fallen to popular culture, that says happiness comes from Wealth, Honour, Power and Pleasure?
‘True’ Happiness comes through God’s presence – noticed when we display love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control.
Read about real-life lessons that will inspire and encourage you on your quest for happiness.
What Do the Saints Say About Happiness
The key to happiness is properly ordered love. We should love God first, then others and last ourselves.
St. Thomas Aquinas
Perfect happiness is only possible for those who have a direct perception of God. There is a distinct difference between enjoyment and perfect happiness.
St. Pope John Paul II
It is Jesus you seek when you dream of happiness. He is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you.
Catechism of the Catholic Church
True happiness is not found in riches, well-being, fame or power but in God alone, the source of every good and of all love.
Chastity. Marriage. Sex. Dating. Do you remember the time you were a teenager? Wasn’t it an exciting phase of your life? Weren’t you brash and felt anything was acceptable? Including physical intimacy with the opposite sex? Did you care about the Church’s teaching on chastity and purity?
Happiness is usually associated with the acquisition of things. We are so accustomed to this understanding, that It’s difficult to comprehend how one can be happy by shedding off possessions. But the fact is getting rid of two things – unforgiveness and hatred can truly make us fully happy.
Discovering the key sources of Happiness is important for almost everyone. True happiness is achievable but not easy because we seek it in the wrong places, people and experiences. Happiness does not come from power, pleasure, honor or wealth but from these 4 “unappealing” sources.
By the second week of February, most people would have given up on their New Year resolutions, as per this article. What about you? Are you planning to give up too? Or already on the verge of giving up? Don’t despair. Follow these tips to be among the 8% of people in this world who actually achieve their new year resolutions.
All of us are very familiar with making and breaking New Year resolutions. Most of the resolutions are popular, common or even repeated year after year. For a change, it’s time to make New Year resolutions that are different, desirable and noble but not entirely new either. Here are 5 resolutions for you to make, not just for this year, but for life.
There is so much of suffering all around us. It’s easy to be blinded to the harsh realities that others could be facing during the festive season of Christmas. Where possible, we should be generous and charitable. Not just with money, but also with our time, energy and prayers. Here are a few real ways to reach out to someone in need and make a huge difference.
Many things fade away with time. Even good memories. But by doing special family things that are dear to your heart, you can at least create memories that you hope will be remembered fondly by your family, even decades later. What better time of the year than Christmas?
Whatever question you have, the answer is out there. All you have to do is Google it. We always have questions. We are searching, all the time. So this week I thought of putting together a few good resources that might help you find answers to some of your questions.
Every parent does their best to ensure their child has a solid foundation on which he or she can build a successful life. But sometimes a few basic truths are often overlooked by many parents. In this article, I share a totally different perspective of success and how to set up your child for it.
A vast majority, including many Catholics, feel that the Church unfairly imposes its teachings on its followers, without a care or concern for the realities or practicalities of life. Is Christianity relevant to me today? Should I agree with all the teachings? Here are a few insights to help you make YOUR choice
Sadly, age-related mental illness is quite prevalent these days. Many of us will have come across someone or the other suffering from dementia, depression or schizophrenia. You can take action today to increase your chances of avoiding mental health issues.
The terrible teens. This is what parents of teenagers would probably like to refer to their teenagers as. Sometimes teens do things that parents would prefer them rather not. But do you know, at the same time there are things that parents should never say to their teenagers?
In part 1 we discovered that God is the best and perfect gift you can give to your child or loved one. Though this knowledge is necessary, it isn’t sufficient. In the second part of this series, we learn how to gift God to someone. It’s not a one-off action but a lifelong process
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