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« Reply #5: December 04, 2007, 07:40:59 am »

I think there's a difference between happiness and joy.

And I agree whole-heartedly.  This popped up in my novel - one of my ancillary characters shocked me by uttering it, but she was right.

I have learned to find joy in birdsong, a cool breeze, snow, sun, a foal's whinny, the smile of a grocery clerk.  There are still anxieties to deal with, but I'm a totally different person from five years ago.

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"I've seen knights in armor panic at the first hint of battle.  And I've seen the lowliest unarmed squire pull a spear from his own body to defend a dying horse." - Kevin Costner as Robin of Loxley, Robin Hood; Prince of Thieves.

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