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12-02-2021, 07:14 PM
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The book of Joy

Iím currently reading a really challenging book about joy by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

The main theme in the first 60 pages is all about Compassion.
A very thought provoking book.


No dark fate determines the future. We do. Each day and each moment, we are able to create and re-create our lives and the very quality of human life on our planet. This is the power we wield.
Lasting happiness cannot be found in the pursuit of any goal or achievement. It does not reside in fortune or fame. It resides only in the human mind and heart, and it is here that we hope you will find it.


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12-02-2021, 08:24 PM
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Re: The book of Joy

It's an excellent read, Minx. You'll enjoy it cover to cover.

I've long said that happiness is a choice, even in the worst of times. There are worthwhile lessons here.
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"No dark fate determines the future. We do. Each day and each moment, we are able to create and re-create our lives and the very quality of human life on our planet. This is the power we wield."

Individually some stuff we've got no control over.I would have thought Tutu of SA would have known that.
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Re: The book of Joy

Originally Posted by Psmith ->
"No dark fate determines the future. We do. Each day and each moment, we are able to create and re-create our lives and the very quality of human life on our planet. This is the power we wield."

Individually some stuff we've got no control over.I would have thought Tutu of SA would have known that.
In hindsight, I should not have quoted those lines. Should not be read in isolation
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I've got a feeling I have that book myself somewhere, Minx.
I'm often buying books then don't have time to read them. I've got loads of unread books still to get through.

I hope you enjoy it.
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Originally Posted by Mups ->
I've got a feeling I have that book myself somewhere, Minx.
I'm often buying books then don't have time to read them. I've got loads of unread books still to get through.

I hope you enjoy it.
Itís very challenging and insightful Mups. Letís hope you have it, then we can discuss the finer points.
 

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