One of my New Year’s resolutions is to “Rejoice Always.” (II Thessalonians 5: 16) During the Christmas season, as I was rushing all over town in my mini-van, I hear a segment on the radio that has stuck with me. The interview was on happiness. In the conversation, the guest asserted that 50% of happiness comes from hereditary sources. One is born with a sanguine or melancholy disposition. 10% of happiness comes from life circumstances. One’s finances, social, economic, and physical well being are included in this percentage. That leaves 40% of happiness based on a choice, choosing to be happy. 40%!