Imagine inviting a guest to your home. However, upon their arrival, you lock the deadbolt.
This is the relationship many of us have with joy. We say we want more. We try to attain it. Yet, the incessant striving is a barrier to actually experiencing it. Consequently, we miss the ways in which it shows up.
Joy isn’t a reward for achievement. It appears with the practice of presence.
Like any other guest, we must decide to let joy in.
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