Eight pillars of joy… November 29, 2018 by Teresa Nizza Leave a comment Eight pillars of joy. Four qualities of the mind: perspective, humility, humor, and acceptance. Four qualities of the heart: forgiveness, gratitude, compassion, and generosity. Desmond Tutu visited His Holiness the Dalai Lama Share this:EmailPocketTwitterFacebookLinkedIn Related Author: Teresa Nizza Teresa Nizza is a spiritual director, lay theologian, retreat facilitator, lecturer, volunteer chaplain and co-founder of mainespiritus and Tools for Intentional Living (TILT)©. She is a graduate of the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, CA and she earned a certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Mercy Center for Hope and Healing in Colorado.