Wednesday, May 26, 2004
The joy connected with a particular experience does not really come from that experience. It comes from the part of yourself that you put into the experience. When the experience is over, the joy is not gone. As long as you care to live it, that joy is there.
You can carry it wherever you wish. You can nurture it, expand it, and spread it far beyond its original realm.
Joy does not depend on any particular set of outer circumstances. It comes from how you choose to live within those circumstances.
You can find joy wherever you want. Because it is wherever you bring it. Choose to live joyfully. The more you do, the more joy there is.
Ralph MarstonMotivating setbacks Power of focus
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