extend love and forgiveness

God wants us to receive His mercy and, in turn,
be merciful to others through our actions, words, and prayers.
He wants us to extend love and forgiveness to others just as He extends
love and forgiveness to us.

Fr. Chris Alar, MIC
from his book Understanding Divine Mercy


(hidden creatures amongst the rosemary /Julie Cook / 2021)

Free me from evil passions and heal my heart of all disorderly affections,
that being healed and well purified in my interior,
I may become fit to love, courageous to suffer and constant to persevere.
Love is an excellent thing, a great good indeed,
which alone maketh light all that is burdened and makes all that which is bitter sweet and savory.
The love of Jesus is noble and generous;
it spurs us on to do great things and excites us to desire always that which is most perfect.”

Thomas á Kempis, p. 89
An Excerpt From
Imitation of Christ

5 comments on “extend love and forgiveness

  1. extend love and forgiveness

    On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, cookiecrumbstoliveby wrote:

    > Julie (aka Cookie) posted: “God wants us to receive His mercy and, in > turn, be merciful to others through our actions, words, and prayers. He > wants us to extend love and forgiveness to others just as He extends love > and forgiveness to us. Fr. Chris Alar, MIC from his book Un” >

  2. SLIMJIM says:

    God’s way is best…

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