“Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife.
The first question was, 'Did you bring joy?'
The second was, 'Did you find joy?' "
-- Leo Buscaglia, author and educator
Day breaks in Scottsdale, Arizona. The stillness is broken when a donkey's brays, ring out like laughter, announcing the new day.
Day’s end in Roussillone, France: Our sunset feast, a baguette, cheese, a bottle of wine.
“Joy – the emotion evoked by well-being, success or good fortune
or by the prospect of possessing what one desires.”
Joy's Synonyms ~ happiness, gladness, delight, pleasure
Nightfall – Mascota, Mexico.
I like the concept of 'continuing the journey in the afterlife'; it's particularly comforting to those who embrace travel as a passion. As we look back on our journeys. . . Did we find joy? Most certainly. Did we bring joy? We hope so. How would you answer those questions?
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