Saturday, January 08, 2011

Daily Thought: The Greatest Joy

"People who insist on happiness never find joy.  They allow themselves to feel only those desires that are met.  Denied desires they deaden.  The effect is to feel happy for a season, perhaps a long season, but it's a selfish happiness.  They live for the ongoing satisfaction of desires other than the desire to know God.  They become self-absorbed." ~ Larry Crabb, Shattered Dreams, pp. 74-75

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