Everything is grace!
“I have noticed in all the serious circumstances of my life that nature always reflected the image of my soul. On days filled with tears the heavens cried along with me; on days of joy the sun sent forth its joyful rays in profusion, and the blue skies were not obscured by a single cloud.”
“Our Lord never asks sacrifices from us beyond our strength.
“I understood that love comprises all vocations – that love is everything, and because it is eternal, embraces all times and places. My vocation is love. It is You, O my God, who has given it to me. In the heart of the Church, my Mother, I shall be love. Thus I shall be everything and my dream will be realized.”
“…Jesus, who fashions people’s souls skillfully, does not want us to stand about admiring the facade – he wants us to make our way in, till we reach the inner sanctuary which is His
chosen dwelling and admire the beauty there.”
“My God, I choose all! I don’t want to be a saint by halves… I choose all that You will!”
“On Nov 20th, we had a papal audience. Our emotion was profound when we saw Pope Leo XIII enter the chapel to celebrate Holy Mass. After blessing the numerous pilgrims gathered around him, he climbed the steps of the altar and showed us through his piety, worthy of the Vicar of Jesus, that he was truly ‘the Holy Father.’”