We Christians are therefore images of God twice over, by nature and by grace. By nature we are endowed with intelligence, memory and will; by grace we are made holy through our baptism which imprints on our souls the beautiful image of God. Yes, my dear, sanctifying grace impresses the image of God upon us in such a way that we ourselves become divine by participation, and as St. Peter puts it so beautifully: "We become partakers of the divine nature"
posted on 09/26/2007 7:34:28 PM PDT
To: AveMaria1; Friar Roderic Mary; fr maximilian mary; Carolina; sandyeggo; Salvation; Pyro7480; ...
posted on 09/26/2007 7:36:58 PM PDT
("Above all gifts that Christ gives his beloved is that of overcoming self"St Francis Assisi)
When you think of all the pain that Padre Pio was in, a letter of this length would be a major undertaking. But I understand that he wrote to many people.
posted on 09/26/2007 8:15:36 PM PDT
(†With God all things are possible.†)
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