Minute Meditations: Appreciate Others - Spend time to remember and appreciate the people in your life who, despite it all, kept you hopeful as you encountered situations of evil, suffering, and sadness. See, too, the love and grace that touches all our lives in these situations.
'I do, this is a little violin. I was just thinking how difficult it is to play for the Lord Jesus on this violin from morning to night a beautiful melody without a single false note.' http://our-lady-for-life.forumotion.com/t207-i-remember-sr-maria-faustina
"Good Jesus, extend to us the mercy you showed to our father, St. Paul here in this life so that we may merit to be with him in the heavenly kingdom Amen. prayer said often by Mother Thecla Merlo daughtersofstpaul .com
"Let the soul be aware that, in order to pray and persevere in prayer, one must arm oneself with patience and cope bravely with exterior and interior difficulties. The interior difficulties are discouragement, dryness, heaviness of spirit and temptations. The exterior difficulties are human respect and time; one must create time set apart for prayer". (Diary 147) St Faustina