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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anchor of my trust

I spent the day with my gal-pal, Saint Faustina Kowalska, yesterday. It was her Feast Day, so I snuck away (alone) for the day to my happy place and immersed myself in the joy of having her in my life.

For those who have been faithful visitors to my blog you know there are posts littered throughout this space about her! (Inner Silence, This is not a Test, All about Helen to name just a few!)

Every time I spend a moment with her – grace spills out mercifully – all over me. Today, as I share a few of my favorite excerpts from her Diary, may it reign down upon you too.

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