Where is your joy? Did you leave it at home on the nightstand? Did it disappear when your funds got low and the bills got high? Did you give it away to someone else in hopes that they'd someday return the favor? I've got news for you, your joy never left, it's been with you all along.
Joy is not in things. It doesn't have a monetary value. It can't be found in degrees or honors. It will not appear magically as if in a dream. Joy is inside of you, where it has been all this time.
You have access to this joy at all times, but you have to decide. You must decide to let go of insignificant grudges. You must accept that you can share your joy without giving it all away. You must choose joy despite of your circumstances.
The joy is in there, where it will always remain. Change and challenge cannot eliminate it. Obstacles and adversity cannot defeat it. You have the power to demonstrate and display your joy, at all times. Will you choose it?