Thursday, October 20, 2011

Trib Times: Streams of Divine Mercy


Tribulation Times

October 20, 2011  

(2Th 2:15) Therefore, brethren, stand fast: and hold the traditions, which you have learned, whether by word or by our epistle.

LINKReconciliation, the most human of the sacraments

VIA POLAND:  Streams of Divine Mercy have flowed out

BLOGRelics: Pious Devotion, Healing Power, or Something Else?

BLOG: Quantum Levitation and Faith Levitation

 Father Alex: Everyone should take time, watch and listen to this 8 minute plus video.   ... the words from this child, Garvan Byrne, are more powerful than any sermon I could have ever preached in my life.  I was blessed and strengthened by his message, I hope your life will be touched as well. Pass it own to your teens!

Link: The Inspirational Story of Garvan Byrne (Edited Version) - YouTube

VIA JoycelistWhat are Spiritual Aspirations? (From the spiritual works of St. Francis de Sales)

“My child, aspire continually to God, by brief, ardent upliftings of heart; praise God, invoke His aid, cast yourself in spirit at the Foot of His Cross, adore His Goodness, offer your whole soul a thousand times a day to Him, fix your inward gaze upon Him, stretch out your hands to be led by Him, as a little child to its father, clasp Him to your breast as a fragrant bouquet.

In short, enkindle by every possible action your love for God, your tender, passionate desire for the Heavenly Bridegroom of souls. Such is prayer of aspiration, as it was so earnestly inculcated by Saint Augustine; and be sure, my child, that if you seek such nearness and intimacy with God your whole soul will imbibe the perfume of His Perfections.

Neither is this a difficult practice – it may be interwoven with all our duties and occupations, without hindering any; for neither the spiritual retreat of which I have spoken, nor these inward upliftings of the heart, cause more than a very brief distraction, which, so far from being any hindrance, will rather promote whatever you are doing. The practice of these short aspirations can supply all our deficiencies, but without a true contemplative life cannot be lived, and the active life will be but imperfect.”  – St. Francis de Sales 

Thoughts and Sayings of Saint Margaret Mary: The Holy Eucharist

1. Let every knee bend before Thee, O greatness of my God, so supremely humbled in the Sacred Host. May every heart love Thee, every spirit adore Thee and every will be subject to Thee!

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