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Wellness and Joy

If you are living in Toronto and are interested in exploring the place of joy, you won’t want to miss this year’s Wellness Celebration of Health, Food, Creativity. This will take place at Luc Sculpture and Yuri’s Village (Greenwood and … Continue reading

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More words, margins and the journey to silence

A recent exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, Joshua Neustein: Margins drew on the work of Edmond Jabes to engage in ‘a poetic, visual reflection on writing, religion and archaeology’. Jabes speaks often of what happens beyond the text, that … Continue reading

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A first attempt at a definition of joy

I have found most dictionary definitions of joy to be sadly lacking: The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; pleasurable feelings or emotions caused by success, good fortune, and the like, or by a rational … Continue reading

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Beginning to develop a concept of joy . . .

Look round any bookshop, scour the web – it seems to be a lot more difficult than you would imagine to find any coherent definition of ‘joy’! Below is a mind-map that brings together some of the initial ideas that … Continue reading

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