Prove Yourself To God : (Abigail C. Reimel)
...those who are actively seeking to do the best they can while also praying for guidance are the ones who are making themselves the most receptive to God’s grace, because by their prayer they are showing God they want His help, and by their actions they are proving to Him that they are willing to seize any opportunities He lays before them, because they are motivated enough to bring about the solution and answer they are praying for...
|The Catholic Gentleman|
(August 4th : Happy Feast Of St. John Vianney)
EMBRACE SACRIFICE (Sam Guzman)
The Lord’s calling — vocation — always presents itself like this: “If any man would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”
Yes: a vocation demands self-denial, sacrifice. But how pleasant that sacrifice turns out to be — gaudium cum pace, joy and peace — if that self-giving is complete!