By waiting and by calm you shall be saved,
in quiet and in trust your strength lies.
(Isaiah 30:15)



when you feel

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there.

There is no such thing.

(C.S. Lewis)


We firmly believe, and hence we hope that, just as Christ is truly risen from the dead and lives for ever, so after death the righteous will live for ever with the risen Christ and he will raise them up on the last day.

Our resurrection, like his own, will be the work of the Most Holy Trinity.”
(CCC, 989)


Divine Mercy Sunday

oceanSuddenly the wave crashed at my feet. … When I looked up, I noticed that a tiny droplet of water had hit the top of my hand. It was so beautiful.  It glistened like a diamond in the sun.

The droplet affected me so deeply with its beauty that I felt unworthy of it, and to my own surprise, as I stood there, I threw it back into the ocean.

My odd little peace was broken when I felt the Lord say to me, “Angelica?”

I said, “Yes, Lord?”

“Did you see the drop?”

I said, “Yes, Lord.”

“That drop is like all of your sins, your weaknesses, your frailties and your imperfections. And the ocean is like My Mercy.  If you looked for that drop, could you find it?”

I said, “No, Lord.”

“If you looked and looked, could you find it?”

I said, “No, Lord.”divinemercy

And then He said to me, ever so quietly.  So why do you keep looking?

(Mother Angelica)