My mother shared this link with me this morning and I thought I’d share with YOU too.
There are 3 things to ponder today in meditation as I post these writings (below) of Blessed Charles de Foucauld. These are the 3 that remind me of the chaplet of Hannah’s Tears, the Holy Rosary, and the Divine Mercy Chaplet. As well as time spent with Jesus before the Blessed Sacrament, we must unite ourselves and our own suffering to Jesus, it is then and only then that we become one with HIM. When we pray with these sacramentals and prayers we must choose to unite ourselves to Him who chose to die for us.
The Heart and Cross
Charles de Foucauld from his writings:
Through the cross we are united to Him, who was nailed on it, our heavenly spouse. Every instant of our lives must be accepted as a favor, with all that it brings of happiness and suffering. But we must accept the cross with…
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Saint Hannah and Blessed Juan Diego are remembered in our hearts today as they both suffered with fertility problems within their marriages. Hannah begged God at the foot of the altar for a child and Juan Diego and his wife would be called in another way to bear fruit. To each soul God has a different plan.
May each of us accept God’s holy will for our lives today and give thanks.
St. Hannah bringing Samuel into the temple
The Holy Prophetess Hannah dwelt in marriage with Elkanah, but she was childless. Elkanah took to himself another wife, Phennena, who bore him children. Hannah grieved strongly over her misfortune, and every day she prayed for an end to her barrenness, vowing to dedicate her child to God.
She went to the Temple and prayed fervently, but the priest Heli thought that she was drunk and began to reproach…
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