by-grace-of-god:

St. Gianna Beretta Molla, shown on her wedding day to Pietro Molla, September 24, 1955.
Gianna wrote, “Everything has a specific end: everything obeys a law. God has shown each one of us the way, the vocation, and the life of grace that lies beyond physical life. Our earthly and eternal happiness depends on following our vocation without faltering. What is a vocation? It is a gift from God–it comes from God himself. Our concern then, should be to know the will of God. We should enter into the path that God wills for us, not by “forcing the door,” But when God wills as God wills….”
Gianna selected the best and most beautiful material that she could find for her wedding dress. She said to her sister: “Do you know, I want to choose the most beautiful material because afterwards I would like to make a chasuble from it for the First Mass of one of my sons.” (The Society of St Gianna obtained a piece of this dress from Mr Molla and pieces of this dress are sown into the chasuble owned by the Society and often worn by priests at presentations.) (+)
St. Gianna, intercede for the weak and vulnerable, for respect for life.

by-grace-of-god:

St. Gianna Beretta Molla, shown on her wedding day to Pietro Molla, September 24, 1955.

Gianna wrote, “Everything has a specific end: everything obeys a law. God has shown each one of us the way, the vocation, and the life of grace that lies beyond physical life. Our earthly and eternal happiness depends on following our vocation without faltering. What is a vocation? It is a gift from God–it comes from God himself. Our concern then, should be to know the will of God. We should enter into the path that God wills for us, not by “forcing the door,” But when God wills as God wills….”

Gianna selected the best and most beautiful material that she could find for her wedding dress. She said to her sister: Do you know, I want to choose the most beautiful material because afterwards I would like to make a chasuble from it for the First Mass of one of my sons.” (The Society of St Gianna obtained a piece of this dress from Mr Molla and pieces of this dress are sown into the chasuble owned by the Society and often worn by priests at presentations.) (+)

St. Gianna, intercede for the weak and vulnerable, for respect for life.

To say that God turns away from the sinful is like saying that the sun hides from the blind.

St. Anthony the Great

This quote never fails to bring me peace. I really needed this.

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"There is truth in the cliche concept that a women is reborn when she gives birth. It’s as if in those moments of impossibly deep surrender and vulnerability and pain, her outer layers are stripped away and a new, true self is revealed. It is raw and fresh and it hurts, but it is a better her." - Thoughts on a name by Blythe Fike