Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Joy in the midst of our struggles

"Even though we commit many faults through human weakness, we should not become upset. While detesting the fact that we have offended God, we can still experience a certain joy in humility and a kind of delight in our miseries. In the midst of all the occupations of each day, see to it that you do not become too absorbed in material things. Keep a tight grasp of Christ's hand. Whenever you find yourself with more than you can handle, do not panic, but look to Christ." (St. Frances de Sales)

Lord, I am grasping your hand tightly this day -

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