The Quotidian, September 16, 2010 ~ Live in Joy

“Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows but we can choose to live in joy.” ~ Joseph Campbell (March 26, 1904 to October 30, 1987)

Joseph Campbell was an American mythologist, educator, and author. His books included The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949).

[Sources: italicized portion of quote on a bumper sticker I saw today on my walk home. Entire quotation from and verified through use of, accessed September 15, 2010. Dates and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed September 15, 2010].

About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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