If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.
— Carlos Santana
Joy is the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires… the expression or exhibition of such emotion… a state of happiness.
— Merriam-Webster
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
— Rabindrath Tagore

James 1:2 -3, ESV

Count it all joy… when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 


Psalm 16:11, ESV

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.
— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
We’re never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.
— Walter Anderson

Proverbs 17:22, ESV

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.