Laugh Your Way To Health - Friday's Dose - 19th April 2013

Friday's Dose - 19th April 2013

Laugh Your Way To Health

Today's Scripture

"A happy heart is good medicine and a cheerful mind works healing, but a broken spirit dries up the bones." - Proverbs 17:22 AMP.

Thoughts for Today

Christianity is joyful. Joy is good for your health.

Current thought recognizes many health benefits of laughter. It has been said that laughter reduces stress, strengthens the immune system, relaxes muscles, lowers blood pressure, provides repiratory cleansing, diminishes pain and is good cardiac exercise.

Isn't that just like our heavenly Father? He uses something as great as laughter to help us stay healthy.

Consider this …

Laughter is healthy, but what do most of us tend to do? Worry … complain … focus on problems more than blessings … indulge in staying overly busy … stress out over the little things, as well as the big things. There is no laughter and joy in that!

God is a happy God. We could do well to learn from little children. They are more like God than we are. They know how to laugh and have fun.

Want a guide to healthy living? Eat right, exercise, get enough rest and …laugh!

Prayer : Our Loving Father, thank you for joy and laughter. Thank you for making something as great as laughter good for my health. Help me to focus on blessings more than problems … to trust instead of worry … to give thanks instead of complain. Help me to have a cheerful mind. Thank you for hearing and answering my prayer. Gratefully, In Jesus Loving Name I Pray, Amen."

Have a Blessed Friday and God Bless you.
Courtesy : Daily Dose Devotionals Team