A Full Stomach Makes a Happy Heart

Today’s Bible or Not quote is an old Spanish proverb about contentment.

“A full stomach makes a happy heart”. – Spanish Proverb

En Español: “Barriga llena, corazón contento”. (Full stomach, happy heart.)

Looking through the Bible you might think this to be in Proverbs or in some other book of wisdom, or at least the concept. What’s interesting is that according to the Bible, happiness and contentment (i.e. a happy heart) have nothing to do with a full stomach, however, if your heart is right with God then a full stomach will complement your happiness…

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Laughter is the Best Medicine. Bible?

Visiting the sick and discouraged for the sake of encouraging and uplifting is a staple of the Christian walk. And if you bring joy and laughter to those who have little to be happy about, that is a high calling. As a matter of fact, this is the whole point to the popular quote:

“Laughter is the best medicine.”

This quote cannot be found in the Bible, however, the origin of laughter as the best medicine DOES come from the Bible book of Proverbs.

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