Jane Austen’s beloved poet, William Cowper, suffered from depression most of his life, but still, through diligent struggle, found moments of joy. How did he do it?
What joyful carols might Jane Austen have sung, in church or at home?
Choosing Joy in Each Day: How can we rejoice always?
Austen’s world was in a process of transformation, and two leaders of the changes were the church and science.