Even so, it can be difficult not to pass judgement in any given situation…especially if you are feeling hurt or betrayed.The truth is, it’s impossible to discern all of the motivations that go into a person’s decisions.What’s one skipped meal in comparison to the Agony in the Garden? The small tasks that unite us to God are nothing compared to what he has done, and continues to do, for us.
If missionary work isn’t your style or if daily Mass doesn’t fit your schedule, try completing your work with a joyful heart. Make choices that reflect the dignity of yourself and others. Act with peace and joy and you’re sure to find the “small gate” that leads to eternal life.
His style of writing appeals to people of all social and economic backgrounds.
It is very accessible and yet provides many challenges to the reader. Josemaria was never afraid of offending people with his work. This quote assumes that you, the reader, have pointed fingers at someone, blaming them for being sinful.
Compared to them, I sometimes feel like a dummy for struggling to stay awake during the rosary. Josemaria, and it’s been playing on repeat in the back of my mind since I came across it. All you have to do is imitate him in your daily life, repent from your shortcomings, and desire his salvation.
Truth be told, you don’t have to levitate or bilocate to reach heaven. This quote ties in nicely with 1 Peter 4:8 (NASB), “Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.” This verse comes to me when feelings of guilt threaten to steal my peace.