Tag Archives: Suffering

Treasures Hidden in Infirmities

If we could but know what a precious treasure lies concealed in infirmities, we would receive them with as much joy as we would the greatest benefits, and we would bear them without complaint or any sign of annoyance. -St. … Continue reading

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Suffering – Part 5 of 5

If God causes you to suffer much, it is a sign that He has great designs for you, and that He certainly intends to make you a saint. -St. Ignatius of Loyola Joseph suffered great afflictions and trials from his … Continue reading

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Suffering – Part 4 of 5

St. Louis the King, when conversing with the King of England about the slavery he endured in Turkey, in which he suffered many trials, expressed himself in this manner: “I thank God for the ill success of that war, and … Continue reading

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Suffering – Part 3 of 5

One “Thanks be to God,” or one “Blessed be God,” in adversity, is worth more than a thousand thanksgivings in prosperity. –Father M. d’Avila St. Bridget once received and bore patiently a succession of trials from various persons.. One of … Continue reading

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Suffering – Part 2 of 5

If any one, O Lord, does Thee a service, Thou repayest him by some trial. Oh, what an inestimable reward is this for those who truly love Thee, if it might be given them to know its value! -St. Teresa … Continue reading

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Suffering – Part 1 of 5

If you see that you have not yet suffered tribulations, consider it certain that you have not begun to be a true servant of God; for the Apostle says plainly that all who choose to live piously in Christ, shall … Continue reading

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