How do you define joy?
Joy is NOT happiness. Joy is a deeper form of happiness from within and it can be received even in the midst of tough circumstances. The more Christ-like your actions become, the more joy will unfold boldly from within.
Here are your Visibly Fit mind, body, and spirit tips today on joy … Let’s start with your mind.
Mind: Ecclesiastes 2:26 “For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good in His sight.
So as you mentally shift from the “woe is me syndrome” into the “count it all as joy mentality,” then your inner joy will unfold. Your actions will mimic your thoughts as you continue daily to put on the mind of Christ for all to see.
Body: As for your body…think of JOY as an acronym. Let’s get the heart pumping with a few quick cardio moves. Perform each cardiovascular exercise for one minute with a 20 second rest in between each. Repeat them twice:
O…Olympic Ice Skaters (side to side as an ice skater sprints to the finish line)
Spirit: Not only should we receive Joy from the Holy Spirit but Psalm 100: 1 says
“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth!”