To stay content, find right mindset

In Philippians 4:11-12, the Apostle Paul teaches us the secret of living a satisfying and contented life. In verse 11, he says, “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.”

Another way to find contentment is by learning not to compare ourselves with others.

The comparison game leads to discontentment. There always will be people who make more money, live in a bigger house, drive a better car, have greater opportunities and fewer problems than you do. There is always someone who is richer, faster, smarter, prettier, stronger, etc. So what?

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