If you don’t have a joyful life when all around you is sad and critical, your faith is not healthy and needs healing.
Here’s a helpful source. It’s an outstanding read on joy by Kay Warren. Kay is the wife of Rick Warren, pastor of the Saddleback Church. When everything is falling apart, when God is silent and you feel all alone, where does joy fit into those moments? In Choose Joy: Because Happiness Isn’t Enough, Kay Warren explains the path to experiencing soul-satisfying joy no matter what you’re going through. Try it. You’ll like it.