The present state of the believer is one of hope.
Bodily Resurrection, Spirit Versus Flesh, Sin And Death, Life And Peace
life is good when you trust God
Life, Possess, Life And Peace
There is nothing wrong with wanting to be happy in and of itself. However, biblically there is a difference between "happiness" and "joy." Here is a list of things to rid your life of as you seek to find happiness which will hopefully lead to true joy.
Happiness, Joy, Satisfaction, Life And Peace