The first in National Geographic's 365-photo-a-day line of inspirational books,Daily Joyunites inspiring words of joy with lovely National Geographic images of the world--a perfect gift to keep on your bedside table to read just before bed or first thing in the morning. Crafted in the tradition of the successfulOfferingsseries from Abrams/Stewart Tabori & Chang,Daily Joy'selegant design features 365 days of gorgeous National Geographic photography, each one paired with a meaningful quotation, meditation, or thought that will help readers find joy every day of the year.
Each month has a theme, and all the quotes are centered around it:January "Renewal"Just where you are--that's the place to start. -Pema ChodronFebruary "Love"Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. -Khalil GibranMarch "Authenticity"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. -Mahatma GandhiApril "Growth"A jug fills drop by drop. -BuddhaMay "Courage"It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it has to have tried and succeeded. -Anne Morrow LindberghJune "Perspective"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. -J. K. RowlingJuly "Adventure"Life itself is the proper binge. -Julia ChildAugust "Freedom"Freedom is from within. -Frank Lloyd WrightSeptember "Purpose"The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.-Mark TwainOctober "Fulfillment"Ah! There's nothing like staying home for real comfort. -Jane AustenNovember "Wisdom"Sleep is the best meditation. -The Dalai LamaDecember "Faith"Peace is always beautiful. -Walt WhitmanAs poet John Keats wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever," and readers will turn toDaily Joyyear after year to find wonder, awe, and happiness in the world around them.
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