Joy: the healthiest, happiest, most satisfying human emotion. God offers it freely to all, in measureless abundance; immediately, permanently, eternally, perfectly; under all circumstances and in all situations -- BUT -- only on one immutable condition: total separation from the world, and total devotion to Him in love and service. Part way will accomplish nothing but disappointment and frustration, for the very essence of the joy itself is dependent on the absolute totality. Let's face it: it's all or nothing. What do we call people who hoard trash and throw away diamonds?