Chasing Joy: Musings on Life in a Bittersweet World

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Father Hays provides seekers with a guidebook for the adventuresome pursuit of happiness in this book featuring forty reflections on how to find joy, no matter what hand life deals us. Joyful living is our God-given right & responsibility according to Hays. Something for every person of faith!
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Overview

Father Hays provides seekers with a guidebook for the adventuresome pursuit of happiness in this book featuring forty reflections on how to find joy, no matter what hand life deals us. Joyful living is our God-given right & responsibility according to Hays. Something for every person of faith!
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  • ISBN-13: 9780939516780
  • Publisher: Avenue Records
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Pages: 188
  • Sales rank: 434,627
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     9
The impossible imperative     13
Invincible joy     17
The glad game     19
Authentic joy     22
Holy, holy, holy is earth crammed with hell     26
The mysticism of the smile     30
A cheerful cure for xenophobia     34
My smile does magnify the Lord     39
The weeping Madonna     43
The mother of joy is trust     47
The hidden presence     51
In your identity is your inheritance     55
Joy robbers     58
The sound of music     61
Sing a happy song     66
Fulfilling your easter duty     72
A happy death     76
Don't delay joy     79
Living in joy     83
Does suffering bring out the best or the worst in you?     88
"Hurrah!" a joyous shout of "God is here!"     91
Joy o' the mountains     95
Complain always, and in all circumstances     98
Grumpy prayers lead to canticles of joy     103
Clinging to the faith doggedly but without joy     110
Faith to remove mountains and moaning     113
Rejoice always but also mourn     117
Dwell in joyfulness     122
Gargoyle gaiety     128
The global echo, "rejoice always"     132
Kosher joyfulness     141
Leaking laughter as you go     145
Hey old clod, what now?     150
Holy humorous communion     154
Waraiko prayer     158
The joys of visiting the mall     161
Being joyful-everywhere!     164
Escape or engage in evolution     170
Live fearfully-or die!     175
The oil of gladness     181
Afterword     187
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