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!


Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else's life. Don’t be trapped by dogma- which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. —Steve Jobs
Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from. —Terry Tempest Williams
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. —W. Clement Stone
Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. It is an experience more powerful than words. To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things and feel new feelings. Kindness is more than a philosophy of the mind. It is a philosophy of the spirit.  —Robert J. Furey
I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people. —Rosa Parks
Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. —Pema Chodron
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. —John Quincy Adams
It is a happiness to wonder—it is a happiness to dream. —Edgar Allen Poe
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. —Marcus Tullius Cicero
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity. —Buddha
Outer beauty pleases the eye. Inner beauty captivates the heart. —Mandy Hale
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them. —Orison Swett Marden
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.  —Ernest Hemingway
I do believe something magical can happen when you read a good book. —J.K. Rowling
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. —William Shakespeare
…find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all. —Robert Louis Stevenson

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