This is a re-blog . To all the heroes our there – Have a joy filled day today.
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“I slept and dreamt that life was joy.

I awoke and saw that life was service.

I acted and behold, service was joy.”

~ Rabindranath Tagore

Instead of searching for joy from what the world can give you, turn it around and give yourself to the world.

Take a moment and consider…

How am I serving others?
How can I contribute to what I want most for the world?

May we all find a life of joy in serving others.


About Val Boyko

Val Boyko is originally from Scotland and came to the United States over 25 years ago. At "Find Your Middle Ground" Val brings together her experience as a life coach, yoga teacher and mentor, to inspire awakening to the light and inspiration within us all. This blog is a place of exploration and discovery as we all explore finding harmony and peace, in the highs and lows of life ๐Ÿ’›

63 comments on “Inspiration – Life is Joy

  1. Service to others…it has saved me from myself so very many times. โค๏ธ

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  2. I love what Van by the River wrote — so true for me too.

    Powerful quote and question Val. Thank you! โค

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  3. I do know some people, who could have joy of reading this, but I don’t think, they will get it anyway.

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  4. It’s amazing how light streams in when we turn our thoughts around. Wonderful post, Val.

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  5. After enlightenment, the laundry. ~ Zen Proverb

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  6. Wonderful reminder that being of service brings joy! A welcome answer to some thoughts that kept me up last night.

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  7. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature

    Love all around – then giving and receiving is the same. “All you need is Love. Love is all you need.”

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  8. how would you
    like to be
    served? ๐Ÿ™‚

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  9. Give ourselves to the world…yes!

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  10. Excellent questions, and great post!

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  11. We all have different gifts, our own unique ways of providing service to others. Always good to be reminded of that. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  12. It is the truth, to serve is to feel joy. I just need to remember to nurture and serve myself too. Love that quote Val.

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  13. So appropriate! Today in meditation I had to work out some less than pleasant feelings, I had gotten an email first thing that just hit me wrong, full of lots of orders, and it took a bit for me to turn it around and find the joy in helping – and I felt loads lighter when I did! I love to help others, and was glad to read this to reinforce my joy in serving!

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  14. Great quote, Val. Thanks for sharing it.

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  15. Carol Ferenc

    Yes! Contribute to what I most want for the WORLD. I can do that.
    Love this post, Val.

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  16. Beautiful and uplifting words, dear Val. Love and best wishes. Aquileana โ˜€๏ธโ€ผ๏ธ ~

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  17. Wisdom within your words dear Val.. and I always find Joy in them.. โค

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  18. sending you joy Val โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ซ smiles hedy

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  19. Absolutely. Thank you for this beautiful quote of Tagore. Shall use it ๐Ÿ‘

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  20. Bravo! Thank you.

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  21. Lovely & simple. The message was well shared

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  22. Thanks for re-blogging! Great reminder. Namaste.

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  25. Inspiring! Helpful for the answers I was looking out for.!

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  26. This really touches heart.I am also fan of Rabindranath tagore recently read short stories loved it

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  27. amen,thanks for the words


  28. So powerful ๐Ÿ’™

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  29. Truly inspiring.

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  30. The joy leads you to happiness while you serve.. Amazing thoughts..

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