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Have you ever found yourself wondering, How can I really be happy?
We all have things that we think will make us happier, and it’s not necessarily bad to pursue them. But when these things become our top priorities, we can lose sight of what really matters and what really satisfies.
In other words, sometimes our love gets out of order, and we put things first in our lives that really shouldn’t be there. God wants to help us change that so we can find the joy and satisfaction we are actually looking for:
Satisfy us each morning with your unfailing love, so we may sing for joy to the end of our lives.
Psalm 90:14 NLT
In the Gospels, Jesus constantly teaches us to prioritize our relationship with God and other people. He knows that when we don’t, we become worn out, overwhelmed, angry, and discontent.
Ever the patient friend, he gently nudges us back to what will truly satisfy our souls, as he did with one of his…