“ACT, MOVE, BELIEVE, STRIVE, CRY OUT TO GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART AND YOU WILL SEE MARVELOUS DEEDS. ” Introduction to the Counsels
Angela’s faith was rooted in her experience of the Trinity. She saw the Trinity as a source of life and love. Her faith was the expression of this love. She believed becasue she knew intimately the One in who she believed!
“I am constantly among them with my love…provided that they have faith: 5th Counsel
“Act, bestir yourselves, have faith, make efforts, have hope, cry aloud to God with all your heart, then, without any doubt, you will see marvels.” Introduction to Counsels.
“Have a lively faith…” Last Counsel
“God will never abandon this Company as long as the world lasts. Believe it, have no doubt, have firm faith that this will be so. I know what I am saying. Last Legacy
Reflections and questions to ponder prayerfully: Angela’s faith in the “Lover of us all” enriched her whole person with such trust that she was able to encourage each of us, her daughters and (brothers), to have the same “firm” and “lively faith” in the One who love us and whom we love.
–How do I reflect the promises that flow from the depths of Angela’s faith?
–Am I approaching with faith the present challenges facing me? Do I cling to hope in the challenges we encounter in her Company?
–How is my faith rooted in a deep love experience of ” the Lover of us all” as Angela reminds me?