I just came from Mrs. L’s blog, At the Wellsprings of Traditional Life, and have decided to join her in Learning to Sacrifice.
“Sacrifice is difficult, but if you start out with the small things in life we can learn and get better at it day by day! What can you sacrifice for our Lord this week?”
I’m going to start right now by getting off the computer to go do the dinner dishes. (Without complaining that we don’t have a dishwasher!) 😉 In fact, I think this week I will offer up the chore of having the kitchen clean before I allow myself to get on the computer. I am sure this would make my hubby very happy! (If I am not back before next week, you’ll know why!)
Before I go, I thought I would add this beautiful quote that Mrs. L shared by St. Therese:
“Let us be one with Jesus… let us make our life a continual sacrifice, a martyrdom of love to console Jesus. May all moments of our life be for Him alone. We have only one task during the night of our present life – to love Jesus.”
Prayer of Mothers
Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.