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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Wholly relatable

“I know well that the greater & more beautiful the work is, the more terrible will be the storms that rage against it.”

St. Faustina

O my Lord, although so many things occupy me, although I have this work at heart, although I desire the triumph of the Church and the salvation of souls, although all the persecutions of Your faithful ones affect me, although the fall of each soul is painful to me, yet, above and beyond all this, I still have a profound peace in my soul which neither triumphs nor desires nor adversities can disturb because, for me, You are above all dispensations, my Lord and my God.

St. Faustina’s notebook #1366

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