Wednesday Quotes on Joy
"The great teachings unanimously emphasize that all the peace, wisdom, and joy in the universe are already within us; we don't have to gain, develop, or attain them. We're like a child standing in a beautiful park with his eyes shut tight. We don't need to imagine trees, flowers, deer, birds, and sky; we merely need to open our eyes and realize what is already here, who we really are -- as soon as we quit pretending we're small or unholy." -- Unknown
"Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy." -- Joseph Campbell
"We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world." -- Helen Keller
"I do it for the joy it brings, cause I'm a joyful girl. 'Cause the world owes us nothing, we owe each other the world." -- Ani Difranco
And on that note, let me say that while I've been a little scarce on my site, and a less frequent visitor to others' sites, I am officially announcing my reason: I am three months pregnant. Please bear with me as every day offers a new change.