little one

dancing through my head….

 

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Always

be yourself.

Unless you can be a mermaid

then

always be a mermaid.

 

hugs n’ blessings for the miracle in you!

 

Video credit: youtube

Music: JJ Heller, Lullaby

hot diggity dog!

it’s a 3hugs&blessings thursday!

And there has been so much glad news these past weeks in July

it will be hard to give thanks for only 3!

Twiddly-dee,

speaking of three,

someone quite verily special had great cause to celebrate becoming “3”

indeed!

 

“I turned three!”

(Which is the first 3hugs&blessings to receive thanks!) Continue reading “hot diggity dog!”

trust in me

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Just another Wednesday posting

for Saint Maria Faustina KoWalska (what else,)

with a brief reflection on the Divine Mercy of God,

which comes directly to you from a recent reflection by…

The Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, one of whose foundresses was Saint Sr. Faustina Kowalska herself!

The word trust in the school of St. Faustina’s spirituality signifies the attitude of man towards God. In the signature of the image, which Jesus ordered her to paint, are the words: Jesus, I trust in You!

Trust is the first response of man to knowing and experiencing the attentive merciful love of God. This word has unusually rich contents because it signifies not only faith in the existence of God, in His omnipotence, in the truths revealed through Him, but it also denotes an all-embracing attitude of man towards God, which expresses the fulfillment of God’s will contained in the commandments, in the duties of our state of life, as well as in the recognised inspirations of the Holy Spirit.

In the writings of Sister Faustina, trust is identical with the biblical conception of faith and so it means entrustment of our own life to God as the best Father who does not desire anything other than man’s temporal and eternal happiness.

God’s will – as Sister Faustina often used to say – is for us mercy itself. It is the fulfillment of God’s will that is a concrete measure of trust towards God. The Lord Jesus said to Sister Faustina, The graces of My mercy are drawn by means of one vessel only, and that is trust. The more a soul trusts, the more it will receive. Souls that trust boundlessly are a great comfort to Me, because I pour all the treasures of My graces into them. I rejoice that they ask for much, because it is my desire to give much, very much. On the other hand, I am sad when souls ask for little, when they narrow their hearts (Diary 1578).

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