Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Thank God....

Thank God.

These are powerful words.

When you are bereaved and afflicted, when your heart is attacked by doubt, cowardice and rebellious discontent, make yourself repeat again and again slowly and in concentration “Thank God.”

He who in the simplicity of his heart believes this advice and tests it in the hour of need will see the miraculous power of thanksgiving. This is a much needed weapon of hope in the difficulty of our times. St. Paul says ‘we are saved by hope.’”

St. Ignatius Brianchaninov

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