God Feels our Coldness God is incapable of suffering or feeling pain, but yet Scripture tells us, “When the Lord saw how great was man’s wickedness on earth … His heart was grieved” (Gn 6:5-6). Let us love our dear God who so loves us and console Him for so many offenses against Him.
Accepting Injustice When you are accused of something unjustly, it is so hard to be nice to your accusers. Yet these are the instruments God is using to enrich your soul with virtues. Seek every opportunity to be nice to these people and to do all the good to them that you can in meekness […]
Continuous Prayer Prayer should be continuous, waking and sleeping, walking and standing, working and resting. Such prayer is made in the deepest part of the sacred interior desert, in deepest solitude, in loving interior repose in God, totally absorbed and lost in that sea of Infinite Love.
Let the Spirit Vary Your Prayer In prayer, let yourself be guided by the Holy Spirit and follow His attractions. At one time let yourself be immersed in God in silence. At another time, be absorbed in wonder. At another, rejoice in praising God. At another be penetrated by love and sorrow for the sufferings […]
Young Adult 2016
Accepting Change Peacefully I see in you much self-love and very little humility. If you don’t get something you want, such as the opportunity to go to Communion, you don’t accept it quietly, but get all upset and lose your temper. You have to learn to be peaceful at such times; otherwise you are in […]
Don’t Broadcast Your Troubles This summer I was sick, but I didn’t die by the miraculous grace of God. However, I am in the deepest distress because of the tribulations I am experiencing and the dangers to the whole Congregation. I do remain peaceful and resigned to the will of God, but my poor human […]
Rejoice With Mary The great feast of Mary Most Holy is here. Her death of love, sweeter than life itself, put an end to that great sea of sorrow which this glorious Mother suffered throughout the course of her life. This suffering came not only from the Passion of Jesus, but in seeing God so […]
Don’t Worry About Faults Keep your heart peaceful and contented without letting it be disturbed. If some of the dust of our imperfections clings to your spirit, don’t be upset. Let it be burned and consumed in the fire of God’s love.
Rejoice in God’s Plans I feel most deeply for you in your present trials, even though they are most precious. If you only know the way along which God is leading you, how you would rejoice! It is a way that leads to great perfection in this life and great glory in Paradise. Have courage […]