Joy; the kind of happiness that doesn’t depend on what happens. —David Steindl-Rast

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Joy; the kind of happiness that doesn’t depend on what happens.

DAVID STEINDL-RAST

Catholic theologian

COMMENTS


Rosalee from North Little Rock, AR NOVEMBER 30, 2018
May God Bless each of you at this Special Season

Sandor from California NOVEMBER 30, 2018
The inner child in us knows this joy. We all have access to this place we need only to let go whatever is keeping us away .

Al NOVEMBER 29, 2018
This was heavenly, back in day!


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