How to have a joyful life
What’s the key to happiness? More money? A new job? A new house? A new spouse?
According to this eulogy given by Father Michael Duffy for his friend, Father Mychal Judge, who was the first person pulled out of the rubble of 9-11, none of that really matters….
StoryCorps: Father Michael Duffy
So, how do you have a joyful life?
- Touch other’s lives with your own. Take the time to reach out.
- Take an interest in your fellow man.
- Offer them the love that Christ commanded
Mark 29-31 29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”
When they bury you, what will they bury?
Do your best, here on Earth, to ensure that they bury your voice, but not your message – your hands, but not your good works – your heart, but not your love….