We can find joy in all of our life's seasons. In fact, we bring the joy.
Photographers have a wide variety of lenses to use when taking pictures. They will sometimes use many different lenses to shoot the same thing. This gives different perspectives. This same is true in our lives.
Living life is similar to singing harmony in a choir. It requires awareness of yourself and those around you AND the realization that you only get to change your own performance.
If all you focus on are the obstacles before you, then you will run into those obstacles. Focus on where you can go.
Much like a caged lion instinctively yearns for more than a caged life, we to yearn to be free. Breakout of your cage!
Hopefully we can all start to take advantage of the time that we have. We can live a full spectrum of experiences from sorrow to joy
Each of us must understand that our time in this world is so short, that darkening it with useless arguments, jealousy, not forgiving others, discontentment and bad attitudes is not a productive use of time and energy.
Look at the sand we have left in the top of the hourglass and find a way to use every single grain to our fullest and most joyful capacity.
Becoming YOU is not a destination: it is a practice. And with every new moment in our lives, we get to practice.
We cannot go back, and we can't be in the future. So we have to be and give our best in every "right now" that we have.