John uses “The Book of Joy - Lasting Happiness in a Changing World”, by the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams to explore the nature of joy.
He suggests that joy is not happiness. Unlike happiness joy is a gift. It is planted deep down and there are things we can do to help nurture our joy. He uses the research done Sonja Lyubomirsky to explore 3 ways to be joyful.
John the Baptist shows us how to live lives of joy, unbound for that which takes us away from joy – when we live generously and compassionately.
How might we practically live generously and compassionately this Christmas?