My jedi joy master

I don’t pretend to have anything near omniscience, not even down the street from the ball-park of omnipotence, and I’d just wear out my welcome if I was omnipresent, but I do aspire, in a delusional sort of way, towards omni-competence.  I like to be able to do a variety of things and do them well; I… Continue reading My jedi joy master

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In the company of others

Joy, no doubt, can be experienced alone.  I take delight in things Betty doesn’t (e.g. Monty Python's comedy, Bruce Springsteen’s music, skiing).  But I’m noticing how joy becomes wider and deeper and richer when enjoyed in community. I simply find joy more frequently with others rather than by myself (when I’m left to stew on… Continue reading In the company of others

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Jack on joy

I'm not sure of anyone who has reflected longer or deeper on joy than C.S. Lewis (aka. Jack), who considered joy "the serious business of heaven."  Here are a few thoughts of his on how joy is really a pointer to a greater glory that our lives are meant for. "All joy reminds.  It is never… Continue reading Jack on joy

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