Joy

Nothing makes me feel better — calmer, clearer and happier — than being in one place, absorbed in a book, a conversation, a piece of music. It’s actually something deeper than mere happiness: it’s joy, which the monk David Steindl-Rast describes as “that kind of happiness that doesn’t depend on what happens.”

from: The Joy of Quiet by Pico Iyer

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photo: taken from the train on the way to Colorado’s Pike’s Peak

 

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