Joy

 

Joy is defined as:   The emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires : delight .The expression or exhibition of such emotion : gaiety. A state of happiness or felicity : bliss. A source or cause of delight.

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So I think this photo looks like JOY.   Theses flowers are just jumping for joy.   If this photo is a glance at joy, I would say that it invokes joy in the beholder.   Is that what JOY is or does?  It is the item that invokes the feeling of delight, gaiety, bliss in the beholder then experiences the reciprocal  – the object that did the invoking of Joy experiences the  feeling of JOY at the accomplishment.  So the flowers are a source or cause of delight.   I would imagine as Humans, when we know we have created a source of cause of delight, that we may bask in that and feel Joy.

So is Joy elusive because we are looking for receiving it, instead of giving it.   Is it in the giving that we receive?

 

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About Theresa Geise

I AM an elderly, female. I AM reflecting on this journey and purpose of life as a human being.
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