He is always there…

“Pray, pray to the Lord with me, because the whole world needs prayer. And every day, when your heart especially feels the loneliness of life, pray. Pray to the Lord, because even God needs our prayers.”    St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Jesus is always with you, even when you don’t feel his presence. He is never so close to you as he is during your spiritual battles. He is always there, close to you, encouraging you to fight the good fight; he is there to ward off the enemy’s blows so you won’t be hurt.

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i prefer…

One of the many graces I have received during this year’s Lenten Desire to

spend more time with God

has been all the extra-time provided to do more life-giving, beneficial things while under God’s gaze!

By sacrificing my time normally spent on Instagram I am (instead) doing things which

feed the Spirit He planted within me!

Like reading, writing, watching a good movie or crocheting!

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lenten sacrifice

My Spiritual Director has taught me much.

In both big ways & rather small.

Regardless, he has always guided me wisely – toward ways of living a life

centered around God.

Consecration to BVM, March 25, 2015

A simple example has been in the way I begin a New Year. Instead of creating a New Year’s RESOLUTION, he has suggested in its place the consideration of discerning a

New Year’s DESIRE.

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