The Book of Joy

book by the Dalai Lama, Gyatso, and Tutu

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World (2016) is an account of the 2016 meeting of His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, and African social right activist and archbishop Desmond Tutu.

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  • Discovering more joy does not, I'm sorry to say, save us from the inevitability of hardship and heartbreak. In fact, we may cry more easily, but we will laugh more easily, too. Perhaps we are just more alive. Yet as we discover more joy, we can face suffering in a way that ennobles rather than embitters. We have hardship without becoming hard. We have heartbreak without being broken.
    • Desmond Tutu, as reported on p. 12

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