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Claim Your Joy

Do you ever wonder if God works in your life?  I know I’m always looking for signs of Him around me.  One day, I told a friend that I needed to be more Joyful in my life.  My focus was distracted by  misdirection that was getting me down.  The words flowed from my mouth as I walked out the door at attend Mass that Friday morning.  Lo and behold.  God had a plan for me. The Gospel reading at Mass was John 16:20-23 .  Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy. When a woman is in labor, she is in anguish because her hour has arrived; but when she has given birth to a child, she no longer remembers the pain because of her joy that a child has been born into the world. So you also are now in anguish. But I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you. On that day you will not question me about anything. Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the F