June 2, 2013

The Fruit of the Spirit: JOY.  For many people, there is no joy in life.  The daily demands of work and the subtle pressures of "getting by" often rob us of any deep sense of gratification.  We all want happiness.  We all want a sense of well-being.  Too often, at the end of the day, our mind is preoccupied with discord, rehearsing life's little injustices, and we wonder, what's it all about.  Paul lists as one of the "Fruits of the Spirit," joy.  What does this mean?  How does it help?  And how do we claim it?