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A recent study found happiness increases 10 percent on Fridays. In his latest book #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen offers encouragement, spiritual guidance, and practical advice on how to find joy and happiness in every day of the week, every day of your life.
Osteen shows how everyone lives their life is totally up to them. It's not dependent on circumstances, it's dependent on choices. By being aware of the thoughts and feelings that come out of each day, every person can choose to tune into happiness by tuning out the negative thoughts and feelings and tuning into God's blessings in life.
Osteen has described this message as a core theme of his ministry. Combining his personal experiences with scriptural insights and principles for true happiness, he shows how every day can hold the same promise and opportunities for pure joy that we all experience at five o'clock on Friday.
Based on the #1 New York Times Bestseller Every Day a Friday, the DAILY READINGS FROM EVERY DAY A FRIDAY is designed to help readers see every day of the week as a gift from God, and to live each day with gratitude, good humor, and faith.
A 90-day devotional, the book will incorporate excerpts from the original book that emphasize a faith-building messages day to day; along with additional supportive and encouraging material in the form of key Bible verses, daily prayers, and daily thoughts.
The collection is divided into seven key sections, each designed to build on the next. The goal is for readers to take just a brief time each day to read and reflect, to put the events and circumstances in perspective, and to give them a mental, emotional and spiritual lift.
The title comes from research that shows people are happiest on Fridays. Pastor Joel Osteen writes how we can generate this level of contentment and joy every day of the week.
Known as a man who maintains a constant positive outlook in spite of circumstances, Osteen has described this message as a core theme of his ministry. Combining his personal experiences with scriptural insights and principles for true happiness, he shows readers how every day can hold the same promise and opportunities for pure joy that they experience at five o'clock on Friday.
About the Author
Joel Osteen is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. Listed by several sources as America's largest and fastest-growing congregation, Lakewood Church has approximately 45,000 adult attendees every week. Millions more watch Joel's messages as they are broadcast on national and international television networks. He resides in Houston with his wife, Victoria, and their children. You can visit his website at www.joelosteen.com