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The Gift of Joy

Joy is a gift; it’s a spiritual gift. Genenally speaking, if you want to receive a gift, don’t keep your hands in your pockets. Open your heart and open your hands to receive the gift of joy. Cooperate with God.


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  1. Eben Carsey, FSJ on December 29, 2017 at 12:03

    Dear Brother Curtis, I, too, am a swimmer. Several years ago, when I was becoming familiar with the Jesus Prayer, I was also preparing one morning for an open water swim in a cold lake. Without planning it, the Jesus Prayer became, “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a swimmer.” As you brought joy to us today, may it also br deeply present to you.

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