The peace of God, which surpasses all understanding (Ph 4:7), is gratuitously granted to all men of good will. Ask for it, therefore. Do not hesitate to ask for it with genuineness of heart, and the Almighty Father will grant it to you in the heart of your soul.
Tag: Thoughts for the Day
Love your enemies
The true measure of a man can be seen not by the love he shows towards his friends, but by the degree to which he loves his enemies. For “if you only love those who love you, what recompense will you have? Do not even the publicans do the same? [So] Love your enemies; do good to those who hate you. And pray for them who persecute you and calumniate you, that you may be the children of your Father who is heaven and who makes His sun rise upon the good and the bad, and rain upon the just and the unjust” (Mt 5:44-46).
The darkness and the light
The difference between the darkness and the light is that the former sends forth all kinds of falsehoods to appear as light, while being no more than multiple variations of darkness itself; whereas the light shines through with the reality of truth Who is God like Whom there is no other.
Humankind cannot rest in man
Humankind cannot truly rest in fellow man or in the world, because he has been placed by God the Father above nature and the world. Humankind can only rest in God, because no one other than God Who transcends man can really satiate his entire being.
On God the Father – 3 – Thought for the Day
He comes in humility, without any fanfare – just like His Son came when He was born.
Consoling our Father – Thought for the day
When we offer Mass to God our Father and praise Him, we console His wounded Divine Heart tremendously.
What is the icon of the Father’s Heart? – Thought for the day
“Visibility of the invisible, this portrayability of the unportrayable, is what the icon is” (Bulgakov).
Children of the one Father – Thought for the day
“We are all called to be children of the one Father and brothers among ourselves . . . God is reality with a capital ‘R’ . . . a Father of goodness and infinite mercy” (Pope Francis, Letter to Eugenio Scalfari, 2013).