Joy can be a difficult thing to find at times with all the trials and tribulations of life. Some of my most joyful moments have come on the back end of great sorrow, disappointment, and difficulty. I don't know if you can have one without the other. To truly understand joy, you must understand some degree of suffering to appreciate joy.
Why Homemade Pizza is Better than Pizza Parlor Pizza - The short answer, because it is a social experience when shared with family!