I am going to reveal to you the secret
and happiness. Every day for five minutes control your imagination
and close your eyes to all the noises of the world in order to enter into yourself. Then, in the sanctuary
of your baptized soul
(which is the temple
of the Holy Spirit) speak to that Divine Spirit, saying to Him:
O Holy Spirit, beloved of my soul, I adore You.
Enlighten me, guide me, strengthen me, console me.
Tell me what I should do; give me Your orders.
I promise to submit myself to all that You desire of me
and to accept all that You permit to happen to me.
Let me only know Your Will.
If you do this, your life will
flow along happily, serenely, and full of consolation, even in the midst of trials. Grace will
be proportioned to the trial, giving you the strength
to carry it and you will
arrive at the Gate of Paradise, laden with merit. This submission to the Holy Spirit
is the secret
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Almighty and loving Father,
I thank you for giving St. Gerard to us
as a most appealing model and powerful friend.
By his example,
he showed us how to love and trust You.
You have showered many blessings
on those who call upon him.
For Your greater glory and my welfare,
please grant me the ... continue reading
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