I got curious, so I looked up the Hebrew word used for cheerful. I was surprised. The word is TOWB and is usually translated as “good” – as in the Genesis creation story, where God says His creation is good. It includes the ideas of good, kind, beautiful.
- A good, kind, beautiful heart has a continual feast.
I began my morning thinking it was all about my efforts. I would learn to be more cheerful. I would learn to not complain. And it ended all about God. He has already given me a good, kind, beautiful heart. He has already spread a continual feast for me.
I just have to look for that feast and stay at His banqueting table – even when my head hurts and deadlines are pressing in on me. He has prepared a table for me in the presence of my enemies.
Because of what He did,