Hate is short, fear is narrow, joy is wide, and love is tall.
When love writes a letter, joy is its ink.
The soul’s steps are greater than the heart’s leaps.
If you have money, you are affluent; if you have joy, you are wealthy; and if you have love, you are rich.
The soul’s joys are greater than the heart’s pleasures.
If you put all of your eggs in love’s basket, joy will hatch.
Love affords you these three things: smiles, hugs, and kisses. Joy affords you these three things: pleasure, laughter, and good memories.
We live by choice and by necessity. We choose the mechanisms that are essential to ensure satisfaction of our baseline survival. What labor we willingly endure in order to meet our minimalistic subsistence requirements and what activities we elect to pursue in order to mollify our desire for living joyfully and attain self-realization defines our essential self’s core personality.
I already know sorrow. Today I choose joy.
If you have food on your table, clothes on your back, a roof on your head, and a dream in your heart, you have everything you need in life.