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He showed me how one simple prayer of ours can unite Him to others. He touches them by His grace, and so helps all their loved ones.
A single prayer in the name of Jesus helps the one we pray for and in turn touches the lives of many others
We should stay close to Mary who is our Heavenly Mother and who delights in helping those who believe in her son
The prayer of Jesus in the Mass is like a tent that shelters and protects us in the desert of daily struggles and temptations
The saints leaned forward, in great concern, like parents comforting a child who has been frightened by a bad dream.
Christ's light and radiance are poured unto our hearts, and so upon the departed souls whom Christ 'Encounters' there.
Though we might believe that we are serving God faithfully, we might rarely see any results from our acts of charity or self-giving - as if we were flying over a cloudy landscape with only an occasional glimpse of the fields below. Christ assures us, however, that all who remain faithful will one day see the great crowd of people whom they have helped by their penances, good works and intercessions.
When a weak person implores God's help, His grace pours upon and through that soul, lavishly. The one who feels strong remains closed to God.
I saw that by our prayers for someone, and by her prayers for us, we lift one another close to God's heart.
The one who consents (by self-denial) to soar to the Father, united to Christ in His prayer, draws within the soul all its beloved ones.
How much the departed souls are in need of our prayers. Some are closer to the light; others are suspended over the depths.
Christ showed me that while I hold onto Him, others hold onto me. How many persons rely on me, as I rely on Him!
How marvellously does the prayer of our Blessed Lady send down a shining stream of grace, as a soothing balm, upon a waiting soul in Purgatory.
When we ask Our Lady to pray for the souls of Purgatory, she does so, and God's purifying grace is poured upon them like a soothing balm
Once, a departed soul was clinging to the top of a fiery pit; only the prayers of devout persons (like spears flung beneath him) saved him from falling into Hell.
Within my heart, people 'in need' are as sparks within a flame, caught up in the blaze of prayer which ascends to God.
Begging help for a departed soul, I saw our Blessed Lady hold out Her hands, leaning over the 'edge' of Heaven, drawing him up to glory.
The Blessed Virgin Mary, our Mother, prays for us continually, and helps those we entrust to her care, including the Holy Souls
I saw Jesus reaching out to others, teaching me to imitate His greeting of others, His helping, teaching and consoling, in "truth and love".
God pours out His graces upon those who ask, trustingly. Many gifts are not given, because persons have not asked for them.
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