February 15, 2012

wordy wednesday: entry #3

How to be Content

i've been doing a daily reading plan by Joyce Meyer, and one day last week i got a message that made me quit wining.  she says that, "contentment is a decision to be happy with what you already have.

lesson 1: contentment is a choice
lesson 2: contentment is a choice in every circumstance
lesson 3: accept that God will give you what He wants you to have
lesson 4: after excepting lesson 3, trust Him to give you what you need
lesson 5: contentment is learned, so be patient

" I know how to live when I am poor, and I know how to live when I have plenty.  I have learned  the secret of being happy at any time in everything that happens, when I have enough to eat and when I go hungry, when I have more than I need and when I do not have enough."
-Philippians 4: 12

Joyce goes on to say that we are brought up in a world that lets us live discontent lives until we get to a severe breaking point, where life becomes too much.  but if we could master the skill of contentment, think how much happier our lives would be!  i know mine would be different!

wishing you a wonderful wordy wednesday!!


  1. Reading this hit home for me. Thank you for blogging, I recently came across your blog and I enjoy reading it specially all of the scriptures.

  2. I'm glad this touched someone like it touched me!! I'm glad that you found my blog and that I can share these scriptures with you!! Encouragement is always appreciated!! Thank you Esme!! :)