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A Journey of Faith 5

Dear Readers,

 

This week, the Lord is remaining quiet with me, but I wish to share with you a beautiful reading on the back of a holy card. It speaks to me so deeply of how we can imitate Christ in our daily lives, thus glorifying Him during our brief stay here on earth. I hope it will touch your hearts as well.

 

Learning Christ”


Teach me, my Lord, to be sweet

and gentle

in all the events of life -

in disappointments,

in the thoughtlessness of others,

in the insincerity of those I trusted,

in the unfaithfulness of those on whom

I relied.

Let me put myself aside,

to think of the happiness of others

to hide my little pains and heartaches,

so that I may be the only one to suffer

from them.

Teach me to profit by the suffering that

comes across my path.

Let me so use it that it may mellow me,

not harden nor embitter me;

that it may make me more patient, not

irritable.

That it may make me broad in my

forgiveness, not narrow, haughty and

overbearing.

May no one be less good for having come

within my influence.  No one less pure, less

true, less kind, less noble for having been

a fellow-traveler in our journey toward

ETERNAL LIFE.

As I go my rounds from one distraction

to another, let me whisper from time to

time, a word of love to Thee.  May my life

be lived in the supernatural, full of power

for good, and strong in its purpose of

sanctity.

 

May God continue to bless you,

Aline

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