Bonnie St. John

I was always interested in how to be more joyful. This goes all the way back to elemenatary school. I looked at what was going on around me and I wanted something better. Because my mother had so many ups and downs, I watned to know how to be “up” more often.

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We don’t always get everything. And sometimes we worry too much about our circumstances. We think oh I’ll be happy when I get my job back, or I’ll be happy when I get a man back, but it’s really about allowing God to give us joy now.

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Because I am a one-legged, black, short, woman I had to spend every day of my life pushing against what society told me I should be. I had to sell my value every day of my life. Confidence is what enables us to push back on reality. Once you get good at that, you can use it to live your joy.

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We are all drawn to problems and solving problems. Joy doesn’t demand our time. So we have to mark that time on our schedules. That’s the only way you are going to get it. Five minutes, three times a day in your schedule. That’s doable.

“We are all drawn to problems and solving problems. Joy doesn’t demand our time. So we have to mark that time on our schedules. That’s … Read More