A cheerful heart is good medicine but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Prov. 17:22
All around us, whether we know it or not, there is anxiety, dismay, and disappointment in the lives of others and sometimes in our own lives but we have such simple God-given medicine — our cheerful hearts. A cheerful heart is not just good medicine to us and our outlook and our ability to do great things, but it is also good medicine to those around us. You have the power to not only impart joy in the life of yourself but to also infect everyone else around you with the same excitement. Let’s face today with exuberant joy. This morning let’s be good medicine. Let’s leave out excited this morning and enter the space that we will share with others sprinkled with good medicine that will uplift their spirits and totally change the atmosphere and people around us.
Dear God we thank you for all that you have placed in us. We thank you for all the reasons you gave us to have cheerful hearts and to be good medicine. Today, we will not drag into our offices and places of work but we walk in joyfully, smiling, and with zeal if for no other reason than to simply be the goodness and light to others that you desire us to be.