Category Archives for Faith

5 Steps that Give Me Clarity in Finding My Calling

A calling can be defined as what you were meant to do–your ultimate purpose. The problem is, there are many of us wandering around, wondering what that ultimate purpose is–confused and looking for clarity in finding¬†our calling. I know what that’s like. Searching for My Calling My high school yearbook lists my future profession as […]

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Why Couples Need to Read the Bible and Pray Together

Research shows that couples who pray and read the Bible together at home are happier. Couples that are happy together also stay together. This supports the popular claim that couples who pray together stay together. The Myth of Happily Ever After Popular romance movies and novels perpetuate the myth that after the wedding, husband and […]

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4 Surprising Things the Bible Says about Happiness at Work

Researchers claim to have discovered the secret to being happy at work. It’s not the pay. It’s not the type of job, the hours, benefits, or the people you work with. These things only factor into being happy at work. The strongest factor in happiness at work is how happy you are away from work. […]

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10 Ways Refusing to Forgive Ruins Happiness and Health

You and I have been hurt. None of us lives very long before we experience disappointment, or betrayal. You may have been abused emotionally, physically, or sexually. Whatever it was, it hurt. Being wounded comes with being human. Forgiveness doesn’t. We’re not born with it. Born to Defend and Protect We’re born with a natural […]

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The Surprising Science of Spreading Happiness

Happiness is contagious. If you’re not happy, take a look at who you spend time with. If you’re not surrounded by happy people, you may need a change. The good news is you have a choice. You can change your attitude, change who you spend time with, or how much time you spend with unhappy […]

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4 Reasons Revealed by Science to Obey Your Conscience

Do you always obey your conscience? Do you sometimes ignore that inner voice that helps you choose the right thing to do? Perhaps you’ve wished your conscience would just be quiet so you could have a “little fun.” Perhaps its nagging keeps you awake at night. Don’t End Up Lost Without a Conscience I haven’t […]

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4 Simple Ways to Invest in Lasting Happiness

Most investments come with the risk of losing everything. But investing in lasting happiness can produce dividends for eternity. I have investments in stocks and bonds. I know with the ups and downs of the markets, I may lose it all. I’m taking that risk with my eyes open to the possibility that the money […]

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How to Overcome Burnout to Transform Your Job into a Calling

There’s a secret to being happy in any job. When you know the secret, you can overcome burnout and turn any job, or career, into a calling. Martin Seligman, in his book Authentic Happiness (affiliate link), defines a calling as “a passionate commitment to work for its own sake. Individuals with a calling see their […]

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