Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the different between Happiness and Joy?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 02-22-2021 under OPINION

Janet H. asks, “The recent column on happiness/unhappiness prompts a further question: Is it happiness humans need, or is it joy? Happiness is fleeting, episodic, emotional.  Joy on the other hand is an internal baseline which can coexist...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the Secret of Happiness

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 09-09-2019 under OPINION

The Rev. Sandra Nikkel, head pastor of Conklin Reformed Church, responds: "Everyone is in search of happiness and many people are looking for it in success, money, power, addiction, sex or indulgence. But none of these can truly satisfy us in...

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Circus career for long-time ringmaster more than pursuit of happiness

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 09-23-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

"We're doing a disservice to ourselves with this new religion of happy," says Johnathan Lee Iverson, face and ringmaster of the Ringling Bros. Circus. He performs with animals and acrobats for thousands of viewers while wearing...

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by (grdominicans)

Submitted 04-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

April is the fourth month of the year, and the month we examine the talent for community described as deriving pleasure from the simple things of life. Anticipating grand pleasure such as trips, vacations, holidays and festivities is important to...

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