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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The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. —Dan Millman
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen Hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regrets. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. —Mary Anne Radmacher
There is only one happiness in life. To love and be loved. —George Sand (Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin)
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. —Les Brown
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. —Lawrence Sterne
It's faith that will take you through, and determination that will drive you. —Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Enjoy all you have while pursuing all you want.  —Jim Rohn
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Spirit is like the wind, in that we can’t see it but can see its effects, which are profound. —Jimmy Carter
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