Praying for inner peace
And God’s like:
"It is not the exterior circumstances that must change; it is above all our hearts that must change. They must be purified of their withdrawal into themselves, of their sadness, of their lack of hope: ‘Happy are the pure in heart; they shall see God.’ (Matthew 5:8)"
-Fr. Jacques Philippe, Searching For and Maintaining Peace
When I Ask St. Therese of Lisieux for Her Intercession
And suddenly… roses everywhere.
Throwback to a couple of years ago, when this blog was just getting started. Happy feast of St. Therese, everyone!
St. Therese of Lisieux, pray for us!
Whenever I pray about my future
But that sounds scary and I have my own plans, so I’m like:
But then God says:
There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, “Thy will be done,” and those to whom God says, in the end, “Thy will be done.”
-C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce
“For I know well the plans I have in mind for you,” declares the LORD, “plans for your welfare and not for woe, so as to give you a future of hope.”
The music at Mass
Half of the congregation:
The other half of the congregation:
And the choir is just like:
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Why, you’re too kind! Thank you so much. :)
The main reason I struggle with pride:
"A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride."