Fill in the blank: “For me to live is _______________.” Be honest, now. What, exactly, is the essence of living for you? Is it success? Or money? How about your family? Anything could be put into the blank, but if you didn't write “Christ” then a life of joy is based on circumstances. Circumstances are ever changing, like the comings and goings of the tide. But a Christ-centred life is rock solid—it's the only way to live.