a lot of people distort scripture and their own beliefs to make it fit their lives.
we're self-centered & its our natural inclination.
a standard byproduct is the thought: "god's will is for me to be happy".
each day im reminded of the blatant falseness of this statement.
through hardships we...
we are not called to happiness; we are called to joy.
sometimes joy & happiness coexist.
but sometimes our joy lives in times of despair.
sometimes it surfaces during anxiety & stress.
lately, this song sings the joy that resides in my being.