Everyone wants to live a happy and peaceful life. But we all know “life if not a bed of roses”. There are difficulties, challenges and complications which seem to get in the way of our enjoying happiness and peace. At some point, we realize that the results are not in our hands even while we work very hard toward achieving our goal of a peaceful and happy life. There is a higher power above us and luckily our requests reach to God through prayers. In any given situation, we have two choices. Either reach out to the Creator or keep looking and fighting with the problems. Therefore, we share 7 simple prayers for happiness which can help change our perspective.
Agreed that even after realizing that happiness is a choice and “all things are possible through God” but actually following through on that realization is tough. At such a situation, we can lean on the power of prayer.
How to Benefit from Prayers for Happiness
These prayers can serve as a reminder for everything that we have to be thankful for. Through these prayers for happiness, we can ask for gifts of strength, patience, hope and inspiration.
We can ask God to uplift our spirits when the morale is low and challenges are overwhelming.
Remember with God’s love and promise of life, even the most difficult situations suddenly seem much easier to bear. At that time, you realize that happiness is a perspective and a choice of way of life.
You can choose to be happy under any situation and successfully face the problem. Let the power of prayers give us the strength and show us the way.
Various Prayers for Happiness
These prayers for happiness are simple and are presented in a random order. Go through them once and chose the prayer or the phrases you like.
These prayers can also be used to express your gratitude for the things in your life that make you happy.
Using these prayers you may ask for His blessings also. Some of these prayers for happiness can also help you ask God to guide you, make your state of mind more positive and to give you a happier outlook on life.
It is believed that God never gives us a burden that we cannot bear, so we merely have to turn to him for strength when we find the path ahead to be problematic and laden with obstacles.
There is also a video in this article on the same subject and with 3 prayers.
#1 Prayer for Happiness and a Cheerful Heart
Oh Dear Lord, the life is so beautiful.
Yet sometimes it becomes so difficult to be happy and cheerful, when we are besieged by the difficulties of life.
There are bills to be paid, criticism of boss, conflict of opinion with the loved one – all seem to pile up.
Dear Lord, you are the source of infinite joy and happiness. This world is your creation.
You exist in all things, therefore, I seek Your divine blessings and guidance.
Please help me and my family find the joy we need.
I kneel before you, keeping my eyes fixed on You and seeking your blessings, strength, hope and protection. I kneel before you to bless us all with a Cheerful Heart
May I always remember to praise You, even more when happiness is lacking in our lives.
You promised You will never leave us or forsake us. In this hour of difficulty, we trust that You will bless us the desires of our heart.
Oh God, please make our faith stronger as we depend on You more and more each day.
Please continue to walk with us. Please fill our lives with joy, happiness and laughter for all times to come.
In the name of Jesus we pray, Amen.
#2 Prayer for Happiness and Peace in Life
Dear Lord, I pray that you bless me with true happiness and peace in life.
Lead me away from hate and anger toward love.
From restless mind and anxiety, give me peace.
Lead me from fear of death to eternal life.
Dear Lord when I suffer despair and lack of confidence, lead me to hope, faith and trust.
Lead me away from dishonesty and deceit toward eternal truth.
Allow eternal peace and tranquility to fill my heart, my mind, my life and my world.
#3 Prayer for Happiness and Hope
O Heavenly Father,
These days I feel drowning in deep pond of unrest.
Trials and tribulations have overwhelmed me, and I do not know where to go or what to do.
Being your child, I don’t understand reason why suffering must exist, but I trust in your divine plan.
I pray to you guide me out of this messy situation and help in all ways. Please bless me with the right vision and wisdom to make the best of the situation.
Guide me to find happiness in the small things.
O Lord, please bless me to sing out my faith and trust in you.
Guide me to carry your truth within my heart and to rejoice within a new blessed life.
I pray that you bring me the everlasting peace, lots of hope and unlimited joy that I seek in life.
Video: 3 Short Prayers for Happiness and Peace
#4 Positive Prayer for Happiness and Inner Peace
Lord, thank You for each day and new moment of my life.
Everything in this world is your creation including this day which You have made; I promise, I will rejoice and be glad in it.
Tough times and good times are also part of your Divine plan. I surrender before You.
Let thy will be done.
Dear Lord, bless me and my family that even in hard times, we remain joyful.
Bless me God that no matter what I am going through, I can still have hope!
Pain may endure for a night, but joy and happiness comes in the morning.
Under Your protection, I am full of joy and happiness.
Dear Lord, bless me that even in tough times, we can remain joyful.
For the joy of the Lord is our strength.
God, I am thankful for what You have given me. If you have given us good times then You will deliver us out of all our troubles and challenges.
You will create a way even when there seems to be no way.
We pray for your giving us full faith in You and your plan for us
Thank You Lord for keeping me in perfect peace now and in future also, as my mind is stayed on You, because I trust in You.
Lord, bless us, keep us and save us.
Lord, make Your grace shine upon us, and be gracious unto us.
Lord, lift up our strength and give us hope and peace.
Lord, thank You that all things work together for good to them that love You, for we know you have a good purpose.
#5 Prayer for Happiness in Every Moment of Life
O God, please help me to find rest and happiness within your plan.
Make my lips smile longer as I think of moving to an amazing sunlit place.
Let me awaken each morning with hope for everything that the world has to offer.
Help me so that I can discover peace, prosperity and happiness in life.
Guide me to find joy in each day and appreciate the beauty of your creation.
Teach me how to touch each soul I meet and be thankful for every person in my life.
Teach me how to see happy life in all of its infinite varieties.
Help me to find happiness in every moment as I go through each day.
#6 Prayer for Happiness and Energy
O Heavenly Father,
I pray that you cheer up and refresh my spirit.
Gladden my heart and mind so that I may sing your glory.
Even when I am overwhelmed by despair and difficulties, guide me toward your light and be my refuge.
With Your upon me, I no longer feel sorrow or grief.
In your mercy, I can rejoice in everlasting happiness and joy.
I place my anxieties and worries at your feet in the faith that you gave me each challenge so that I may win over and learn.
You are a better friend to me than I am to myself.
Dear Father, I pray to you to guide me and strengthen me as I carry a heavy load on my weakened shoulders.
The heavy burden weighs down my heart, and sometimes I doubt if at all I can bear it.
When I am stressed or anxious, bring me strength and peace.
I feel comforted in the strength of your love.
Please O Lord, bring me peace in my time of need and help me to find happiness in every day. Amen.
#7 Prayer for Happiness and Joy
I am indeed grateful to you for all your blessings for my family, friends and neighbors.
Thank you for all the beauty in the nature – in the mountains, the rivers, the lakes and the forests.
Thank you for creating all the animals, birds and fishes.
Thank you for giving us the excitement of celebrating Birthdays, weddings and christenings.
Thank you for enriching our lives of music, art and literature.
Thank you for the amazing puzzles of life!
When I place all these pieces together, I find life very interesting, engaging and worth living!
Thank you for the promise of eternity, for the sacrifices you made so that mankind can be free,
Your love and blessings for me and my family give me the energy to move forward joyfully.
Please continue to shine your grace on us and guide us onward to the promises of new heavenly pieces to add to all that I already hold.
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Toward the end
Praying to God will fill you with FAITH and BELIEF. Jesus said, “All things are possible to those who believe.” Praying daily and regularly with full faith and devotion will help you to connect with God Almighty.
May you and your family be blessed with happiness, peace and prosperity!
A humble request to all
Please do share these divine prayers with your family, friends and well wishers also!