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The Secret to a Happy Life (via

The Secret to a Happy Life We said in the previous post that Happiness is a Virtue. It surprised me to learn that my little Orthodox Prayer book listed happiness right next to humility, chastity, etc. I was happy to find that being happy is a virtue one can acquire. Happiness is defined as being well adapted, able to show joy, take pleasure in life as it has been given. Essentially we are defining happiness as the art of being content.  It takes spiritual fortitude to keep … Read More

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4. September 2010. - Posted by | Great Texts


  1. Thank you for sharing this. Blessing of the Lord and His mercy!

    Comment by Fr. James Coles | 4. September 2010. | Reply

  2. Thanks to God! 🙂

    Comment by Joyful Violet | 4. September 2010. | Reply

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