I spent much of my life wandering in the proverbial wilderness, but thankfully, God knew what He was doing, even though I obviously didn’t.
I had no joy during those times I wandered into the dark corners of this world, and I certainly had no peace. Oh, I had some fun—no doubt about that—but there was never any true joy or peace. I have come to find that when you are on God’s path for your life joy fills you up and overflows, and peace settles over you like a warm blanket.
The jailer brought them into his house and set a meal before them; he was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God—he and his whole family. Acts 16:34