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#72 – When did you last feel joy?

Episode 72b - Long

The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle is said to have made a distinction between two different types of happiness, only one of which can bring you real joy.

This week, I share a little bit about the spiritual joy I have found in my life to help inspire you in your own journey to true spiritual fulfilment.

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  1. Leonor R. Cadete on November 26, 2022 at 2:36 am

    Love and gratitude for another brilliant broadcast.
    Truly helpful.

    • Darren Ball on November 26, 2022 at 9:27 am

      Thank you, Leonor. Heart-warming to hear these shows are making a difference to folks. 🙂

  2. Jeff Hall on November 26, 2022 at 4:15 am

    What an absolutely brilliant contribution by Darren. Terrific episode!!

    • Darren Ball on November 26, 2022 at 9:26 am

      Gosh, thank you, Jeff! We really appreciate that. Thank you for tuning in and supporting the show! Best, Darren

  3. Debra Littleboy on November 26, 2022 at 9:40 am

    Thank you Darren,

    I have for many years grappled with the concept of Joy.
    What was Joy and how could I feel it?

    It had always been something that I felt was just out of reach until today – today listening to you I realised that I was dismissing the Joy in my life because it always accompanies deep sadness.

    I previously thought that until I managed to feel Joy, free of sadness and compassion for the messy world we have created then I wasn’t capable of being joyful. I felt that somehow I was ‘doing Joy wrong’

    I have listened to Dr. King’s lecture many times but NEVER picked up on this vital inclusive point.

    Bless you, for helping me through this misconception.

    • Darren Ball on November 26, 2022 at 10:25 am

      Thank you for highlighting this point in the comments, Debra, and for sharing your experience searching for joy, which is one a lot of people might share. I think this insight from Dr. King can help a lot of people. Blessings, Darren

  4. Paul Nugent on November 30, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    Darren, it was a sheer pleasure and delight to hear you express your understanding on this subject in such a clear and insightful way. A fine extract, beautifully interpreted and espoused!

    • Darren Ball on November 30, 2022 at 10:21 pm

      Thank you, Paul! 🙂 Very kind words. The extract is a good ‘un for sure! Resonated with it as soon as I heard it.

  5. Sonia on December 4, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    Wow thank you for sharing such a fantastic insight why we are here and for one reason only to raise the kundalini to fulfill the real happiness
    Love and light namaste 🙏

    • Darren Ball on December 5, 2022 at 11:24 am

      Yes, he has given us the meaning of life! 🙂

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