Why don't I get what I want when I pray the rosary?

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by A Nun's Life Ministry

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A listener wonders why God doesn’t give her answers she seeks when she prays the rosary.

Imagine you wished for a pony, the sisters say. "If all you're focused on is the pony, you may not see the puppy, or the kitty, or the goldfish that God has opened up to you," said Sr. Maxine Kollasch.

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