Having Faith Can Make you Happy!

What you need to remember at all times is this, 'There is someone who loves me very dearly, and is taking care of me at all times. He cannot be without me and He is all capable of removing any lack that I have'. Knowing this brings such joy to your life.
Faith Makes You Limitless & Unstoppable
A new-born child is not able to do many things by itself until it becomes 5-10 years of age. Until then it is dependent on others for many of its needs.
In the same way, when we grow old and become 70-80 years of age, we become dependent on others around us.
It is only in this intermediate time in our lives that we are capable of doing something. And in that time period too, we will still be able to do only as much as our capabilities allow us to do.
What you are doing now is something you will not be able to do so well 20 years from now. So we are all dependent on both time and our capabilities. But when we remember that there is a Supreme Power which belongs to us so totally, which is capable of fulfilling all our needs, and which is with us at all times, then this strong faith alone can keep us happy at all times.
When you have faith, then you will not feel weak and insecure in your old age also because you know that there is someone who is all-powerful who is taking care of you and protecting you at all times. So just having faith alone can make you so happy.
As age progresses, our strengths and capabilities diminish. This is natural. You see many people, as they grow old they become so dejected and insecure. Their face reflects only misery and sorrow. The older they get the more miserable they become. But for one who has strong faith, it is not like this at all. For a devotee, the older he gets, the more joyful and happy he becomes. He smiles more and more, and is happy at all times because a devotee thinks, 'Oh, I have seen it all. I have known and understood it all. I am happy and content from within. And God is there with me at all times to fulfill all of my needs'.
With this deep feeling of faith, a devotee remains happy at all times.
This is something we all must remember. This is why Spirituality is very essential in life. It is spirituality that brings happiness, enthusiasm, intuition, self-realization and the fulfillment of all that one wishes.

Worship A Sign Of Maturity

For a flame to go up, you need space above. In the same way, for a man to rise up in his life, he needs an ideal, he needs something to adore and worship. Worship is the culmination of love and appreciation. Worship prevents love from turning into hatred or jealousy, and appreciation into low self-esteem. In life, if you do not adore or appreciate anything, you will be filled with negativity. And a person who has nothing to worship or adore is sure to fall into depression.

Lack of adoration has led to many emotional, psychological and social problems in the society. If you have nothing to hold up high in life, selfishness, arrogance and violence are sure to follow. Adoring and honoring each other in society eliminates stress and fosters compassion and love.

In the previous century, it was thought that worshipping was an uncivilized and unintelligent thing to do. Worship was thought to rise from a slavish mentality. In fact it is just the contrary. Worship can only happen through gratefulness and not through slavish mentality.

In worship, a sense of belongingness, love, honor and respect all come together. Without a sense of belongingness, worship or idealism can bring low self-esteem. The ancient people knew this so they insisted that people should feel part of what they worship. They encouraged people to worship the sun, moon, mountains, rivers, plants, animals and people.