Daily Joy, by National Geographic Society (U. S.)
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- ISBN: 9781426209673 | 1426209673
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 11/6/2012
The first in National Geographic's 365-photo-a-day line of inspirational books, Daily Joyunites inspiring words of joy with lovely National Geographic images of the world--a perfect gift to keep on your bedside table to read just before bed or first thing in the morning. Crafted in the tradition of the successful Offeringsseries from Abrams/Stewart Tabori & Chang, Daily Joy'selegant design features 365 days of gorgeous National Geographic photography, each one paired with a meaningful quotation, meditation, or thought that will help readers find joy every day of the year. Each month has a theme, and all the quotes are centered around it: January "Renewal" Just where you are--that's the place to start. -Pema Chodron February "Love" Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. -Khalil Gibran March "Authenticity" Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. -Mahatma Gandhi April "Growth" A jug fills drop by drop. -Buddha May "Courage" It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it has to have tried and succeeded. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh June "Perspective" It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. -J. K. Rowling July "Adventure" Life itself is the proper binge. -Julia Child August "Freedom" Freedom is from within. -Frank Lloyd Wright September "Purpose" The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. -Mark Twain October "Fulfillment" Ah! There's nothing like staying home for real comfort. -Jane Austen November "Wisdom" Sleep is the best meditation. -The Dalai Lama December "Faith" Peace is always beautiful. -Walt Whitman As poet John Keats wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever," and readers will turn to Daily Joyyear after year to find wonder, awe, and happiness in the world around them.