Less width. More depth. Commiserate less. Encourage more. Have less. Give more.
Brood less. Dance more.
Scrutinize less. Love more. Argue less. Laugh more. Expect less.
Complain less. Rejoice more. No ... Rejoice always!
Look at self less. Look to Jesus more.
The friend of the Bridegroom, who stands and hears Him, rejoices greatly at the Bridegroom’s Voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete. He must increase, but I must decrease.
~ John 3:29b-30
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine. ~ Proverbs 17:22
Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.
~ Philippians 4:4
Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise Him. ~ Psalm 33:1
Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will be joyful in God my Savior. ~ Habakkuk 3:18
sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything. ~ 2 Corinthians 6:10
Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. ~ Philippians 3:1
Rejoice always ... ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:16 Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
~ James 5:7-8
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you. ~ II Corinthians 13:11