Deuteronomy Tag

"Until you give up the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are." Jim Carrey I got suckered into reading this on social media a few weeks ago, and it hasn't left my mind since. I was looking for a laugh (I mean, it's by Jim Carrey, after all), but instead got this little nugget to ponder.  What is my happiness anchored to? Most days, I haplessly try to anchor to my emotions which are fleeting.  But, if I'm truly following the Lord like I am called to, then my joy is anchored in Him, and I can claim His promises.  Promises like:  He will act. (Psalm 37:5) He will sustain you. (Psalm 55:22) He will strengthen you. (Isaiah 41:10) He gives perfect peace. (Isaiah 26:3) He goes before you. (Deuteronomy 31:8) He is with you. (Deuteronomy 31:8) He gives rest. (Matthew 11:28) Resting in the happiness of NOW comes from knowing God IS MY NOW and not just...