FROM MERRIAM DICTIONARY:
a : the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires : delightb : the expression or exhibition of such emotion : gaiety
2: a state of happiness or felicity : bliss
3: a source or cause of delight
Defining joy is fascinating to me. It is kind of one of those things you know when you have experienced it.
It's bigger and wider than happy.
It's longer lasting than delight.
Joy comes from a deep place within us-when we allow it.
It is always present-but often covered up with negative thinking.
Many would say that joy is our natural state of being.
Babies often are “filled with joy.”
I love the idea that we are filled with it and that we can access it (create it) at any time.
Joy Thoughts: My life is amazingly wonderful. I am so lucky. I am blessed. Everything is happening for me right now. I am on a roll. I am in love with….