"We must bear
everything patiently and forgive all.
If we have good thoughts and desires,
these thoughts will give us peace and joy
in this life and even more so in eternity.
Then we will see that there is no death,
and that He has given us eternal life."
the Elder for families:
It is of great
significance if there is a person who truly prays in a family.
Prayer attracts God's Grace and all the members of the family
feel it, even those whose hearts have grown cold. Pray
One of Fr. Thaddeus' visitors recounted: "An
old lady asked Fr. Thaddeus what she was to do in order that her
grand-children might become pious. Fr. Thaddeus replied, 'Let
their grandmother always be meek and good; let her never be
angry and always be happy. Let her obey everyone, since no
one will obey her. Perhaps the grandchildren will not
become pious, but one day they will remember their grandmother
and the memory of her will make them better people.' "
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on earth is too brief, so brief that we cannot even imagine.
But much has been provided for us in this brief period of time
that we are in this life. It has been given to us so that
we can always turn to God from the depth of our heart. He
is the One Who can transform and resurrect our souls.
very, very fortunate indeed to have the Most Holy Mother of
God interceding for them before the throne of God.
Ponder This ―
We have been called to pray, keep vigil, and do good, but if
we do not strive to become like Christ, then all is in vain.
is fasting? Fasting is not so much
abstinence from food as abstinence from impure thoughts.