Febbraio 20, 2019
Seeking female approval adoro translate in english
Città di Castello. Motivated by ardent love, she gave her sisters in the monastery attention, understanding and forgiveness. Ibid., III, 523 precisely in order to be like Christ who gave the whole of himself. My Bride, the Crucified Christ whispers to me, the penance you do for those who suffer my disgrace is dear. All the Saints, she wrote, are up there thanks to the merit and the Passion of Jesus; but they cooperated with all that the Lord did, so that their life was totally ordered regulated by these same works (his) ( ibid., III, 203). My soul, she wrote, was bound to the divine will and I was truly established and fixed for ever in the will of God. Not only does she express herself with the words of Sacred Scripture but she also really lives by them, they take on life in her. She invites us to participate in the suffering love of Jesus Crucified for the salvation of all sinners; she invites us to fix our gaze on Heaven, the destination of our earthly journey, where we shall live together. Then detaching one of his arms from the Cross he made a sign to me to draw near to his side and I found myself in the arms of the Crucified One. This is also an image of her spiritual journey, of her interior life: to be in the embrace of the Crucified One and thus to remain in Christs love for others. As the Apostle Paul says of himself: Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christs afflictions for the sake of his Body, that is, the Church (Col 1:24).