When I was in college I had a great friend who I would see on almost a daily basis. Each time we saw each other we would ask two questions: 1) Are you happy? The answer could be yes or no depending on how the day was going. 2) Are you content? The answer always had to be YES, because we wanted to remind each other that our contentment comes from knowing Christ is Lord of our live and therefore in control. In 1 Timothy 6:6-7 Paul reminds Timothy of the same idea: 6 But Godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. All we have and all we are ultimately comes from God. Happiness can almost seem like a luxury because we live in a fallen world. This world gives us plenty of opportunity to question ourselves and our worth. But when we look to God we see love and our true worth in the light of eternity.