Proverbs 15:13, 15
Stay Full of Joy
The apostle Paul wrote many of his letters while incarcerated, often in prison cells not much bigger than a small bathroom. Some historians and Bible commentators believe that the raw sewage system of that day ran right through one of the dungeons in which he was imprisoned. Yet Paul wrote such amazing faith filled words as, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”. And “Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!”
Notice that we are to rejoice and be happy at all times. In your difficulties, when things aren’t going your way, make a decision to stay full of joy.