Joy is spontaneous, the moment when desire is achieved, when pleasure is attained, or when our happiness reaches a pinnacle. Rarely is it planned. Rather, it happens now, and is gone in seconds. But, it is so special. We will remember the moment, sometimes for all of our lives.
Some people never experience joy, and may have trouble comprehending it when they see it happen to other people. Yet, universally, those lucky ones who are showered with joy yearn to get it back when it is gone. So, where will you find joy? Probably, it will happen for you when you do something that makes you happy. But, it is just as likely to happen to you in an obtuse way, like the strike of a random bolt of lightning!
Your children may bring you joy. The first uncontrollable laughter of a three-four-month-old baby is my best example of joy in its purest form. Others will describe their joy at the moment of achievement after a long and arduous quest. Some people are bestowed indescribable joy when they receive Jesus in their lives, when they are asked to marry, when they give birth, when they graduate from an education program, when