8 December Reflection Quote

"The merciful Heart blesses your zeal and confidence in his goodness." Madeleine Sophie Barat, Letter 7 to Eulalie de Chazelles, 1862.

Mercy is a quality or disposition of the Heart of God. Recognizing this quality encourages us to trust in God’s goodness, and this calls forth God’s mercy on us.

– how have you experienced mercy as a quality of the Heart of God during the Year of Mercy just ended?
– why might enthusiasm or zeal call forth a merciful response?
– do you find it easy to trust in God’s mercy, or are you more often troubled by feelings of unworthiness?

8 December Reflection Quote


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