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The Prison of Want

Sep 05, 2013 / Inspirational     

Author Max Lucado says, "If your happiness comes from something you deposit, drive, drink, or digest, then face it– you are in prison, the prison of want." Are you always wanting one more thing? "I will be happy when I am healthy, when I am married, when I am rich, when I am…" You finish the statement. But, when the new car smell fades, the neighbors buy a bigger TV, and your prince turns into a frog, the prison gets even darker. Joy and contentment do not come from circumstances or happenstance, but rather from the heart.  Here’s more on how to be set free from the prison of want and 10 ways to bring joy into your life.



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