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rejoice in (something)

To find great joy, amusement, or delight in or about something. Just because you weren't successful doesn't mean you should rejoice in seeing other people fail. I always rejoice in an opportunity to spend time with my kids.
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rejoice in someone or something

to take great joy at someone or something. I am in love and I rejoice in my beloved! Roger rejoices in a good night's sleep.
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rejoice in

Have or possess something highly desirable, as in He rejoices in a keen mind. [Late 1400s]
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rejoice in

v.
To feel joyful or delighted about something or someone: All the fans rejoiced in the team's success.
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Let us all rejoice in the Lord and keep festival in honor of the Peters and Pauls and Andrews, the Benedicts and Francises, the Scholasticas and Clares, the Peter Clavers and the Roses, the Dorothy Days and Thomas Mertons, the Mother Teresas and Katharine Drexels, the martyrs and confessors in our midst.
Break - heart, in your madness - rejoice in nothing that is - tomorrow's the day Etheridge goes down deeper than sleep - he's gone out today like thin air - his life-force breath and spirit freed from the poor tortured body in disease will never sing again - what garbage this world is - heaped up plastic-circuit lies and foam-rubber elastics stinking like deaths that can not be without what you sing - Mississippi blues and mosquito rivers run and carry you miles like the speaking drum mantra of flesh - bone - skin - tones -
WILT Thou not revive us again: that Thy people may rejoice in Thee.
11am Choral Eucharist, Introit: Carol of the Advent -- Velu, Hymns -- The saviour will come, Missa Papae Marcelli -- Palestrina, Magnificat -- Andrew Carter (Wakefield Service) Rejoice in the Lord -- anon.
Our Lord has revealed it, the Church teaches it, the entire heavenly court lives it, and I rejoice in loving gratitude and will (hopefully) forever honour it.
It's difficult to rejoice in the goodness when we also see the glitches, in the apple when we can't overlook the worm, but rejoice we can.
Make a conscious effort and choose to rejoice in the midst of every circumstance - good or bad.
Every day we can rejoice in the Christmas story, the Easter story, and the coming of the Holy Spirit.