Like the apostle Paul, we can practice the secret of being content. 2nd Cor. 5:7 says that, When we respond to life with this kind of thinking, we move beyond our feelings to living by faith.
Contentment means accepting things the way they are — in other words, not wanting anything more or different. This requires developing an "I can through Christ" attitude. It means learning to bring God's power into our weakness so we can accept and adapt to changing our circumstances
Submission and trust are needed for such a lifestyle. First, we must surrender our will to God's: in every situation, we are to yield what we want and accept whatever He allows. Our desire to control events are replaced by reliance on Him. This option becomes more appealing when we realize that the alternative—fighting against our circumstances—brings anxiety and distress. The second step is to trust God to oversee our specific situation. If we believe He is working out His perfect plan for us, then we will experience the joy that comes from trusting Him. Contentment will be ours.
Paul submitted his life to God and trusted Him. He faced insults, rejection, and many difficult trials but was still content. When we surrender control to the Lord and believe He has our best interest at heart, we will experience contentment too. Who is in charge of your life?
Hopefully this post helped spur you to think about the larger meaning of life and your place in it. Today, I will look around & enjoy all the things that are around me rather than yearn for things that are beyond my control & be miserable. So what is the advice here? Let God’s plan work itself out. Amen.