“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines
the course of your life.” ~ Proverbs 4:23
Ten Tips for a Happy Life
by Dr. Mary Ann Diorio
- Keep a thankful heart.
“In everything be thankful, because this is God’s will for you in the Messiah Jesus.”-1 Thessalonians 5:18
- Keep an eternal perspective about life.
“Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.”-Colossians 3:2
- Keep your thoughts focused on the positive.
“Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.”-Philippians 4:8
- Keep God’s commandments.
“Keep my commands and follow them. I am the LORD.”-Leviticus 22: 31
- Keep your eyes fixed on God.
“You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!”-Isaiah 26: 3
- Keep yourself in the love of God.
“Remain in God’s love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, which brings eternal life.”-Jude 1: 21
- Keep yourself from idols.
“. . . keep away from anything that might take God’s place in your hearts.”-1 John 5: 21
- Keep yourself pure.
“Keep yourself pure.”-1 Timothy 5: 22
- Keep your promises.
“Keep your vows!”-Nahum 1: 15
- Keep a merry heart.
“Every day is a terrible day for a miserable person, but a cheerful heart has a continual feast.”-Proverbs 15:15