That’s Enough

I’ve heard it said, “The key to happiness is to not want anything,” and I’ve decided it’s true regarding all things.

For instance, when I write encouragements, I often lament the fact my books and posts are not widely, favorably received. I want my words of encouragement to have a positive effect on as many people as possible, and when it seems they don’t, I’m disappointed.

Recently, while contemplating the situation, I asked myself, “How many is enough? One? Ten? Fifty? Thousands? Millions?” I’ve decided the answer to the question is, “Yes.” For you see:

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I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. Philippians 4:11

For more encouraging words and other writings, please visit my website:

WWW.CHARLESLMASHBURN.COM

1 Comment »

  1. Jayne Houston said

    Charlie. Working in a welfare office for almost 30 years. I had the same thinking. I wanted to save the world, take away all their woes of hunger, medical needs and cash. But after years of thinking I wasn’t doing a good job. I concluded that if I made just one person happy with my words of encouragement, I did a good job. And that’s what got me to enjoy my work.

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