Quote of the Day - Joel Osteen

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  1. Kenna McHugh profile image91
    Kenna McHughposted 13 months ago

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    "If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you can't just wait to see what kind of day you'll have. You have to decide what kind of day you'll have."
    -- Joel Olsteen

    1. Marie Flint profile image89
      Marie Flintposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Some people like Joel; others don't. (Personally, I don't care for jets because they mess up the air currents.) He's right, though. Wayne Dyer basically said the same thing, meaning each individual has the authority to create his (or her) reality. In short, be happy.

  2. FatFreddysCat profile image98
    FatFreddysCatposted 13 months ago

    You forgot the part where he says, "Send me your money. I need a new private jet."

    1. Kenna McHugh profile image91
      Kenna McHughposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Ahh, yes. I left that for his television gig.

  3. Kenna McHugh profile image91
    Kenna McHughposted 13 months ago

    I have never listened to Joel's talks, but seen him on television, while I am working out at the sports club. I could not hear what he was saying because I don't use earplugs for the TV. I am a reader.
    I like this quote, and it applies to anyone, no matter what culture they believe in or practice.

  4. TessSchlesinger profile image97
    TessSchlesingerposted 13 months ago

    Spoken by a man who knows how to milk others of their money.

    Unfortunately, despite the happiness gurus, happiness has little to do with mindset and more to do with the situation one finds oneself in.

    Let's put Osteen in the heart of Africa, infect him with Ebola, and then tell him to show his happiness.

    I give you a 100% guarantee he won't volunteer.

    1. Kenna McHugh profile image91
      Kenna McHughposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      His quote refers to taking responsibility for your own happiness and not ask others to make you happy.

 
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