Don’t Be Anxious About Anything
Maria says: (Maria Mother and Teacher, Vol. 1) "My children, thank you for your prayers, for your tears, for your hearts which you offer me with so much love.
I embrace you and in clasping you to my heart I give you my peace. Why do you become so distressed over what you think can happen to you tomorrow? Of your tomorrow does not God perhaps occupy Himself who is infinite providence?
I have given you many times this precious teaching. If the past disturbs you because, yielding to temptations, overpowered by evil occasions, by dangers, you have fallen into some mistake, you have however, already detested your sins and you have thrown them in the furnace of the Heart of Jesus and He, in his infinite mercy, has destroyed them to the point of forgetting them.
If the future worries you because evil persons threaten you, because the future is presented bleak to you, who assures you that such will take place? How many foreseen evils have not taken place! Is not your heavenly Mother there who defends you and who carries you in her arms as favorite creatures?
"Whoever does no evil, fears no evil", says one of your proverbs. In this way you must continue your journey trustingly, everyday looking above and asking help from Heaven.
If it is only of the present moment that you must render an account to God and if in the moment that you live time to time you seek only his glory, you shall have tranquility and peace.
Don't be anxious about anything. How do your little children act with you? Perhaps you think they worry over the future? No, they abandon themselves trustingly into your arms and are happy to ask and receive at the right time. And if sometimes you are forced to deny something, and you do it with vim and with sweetness, at the appropriate time they are persuaded and they agree.
It is for this that Jesus my Son said to you to be like them. Listen to Him and your worries shall be halved. Keep your eye on this: this is not your last dwelling, even if temporarily and for many years you will live in the world; one alone is the home that awaits everybody, so that that family of the people of God may be rebuilt, which, in the infinite and supreme love of God, will find comfort and joy without anymore tears and tabulations.
Let the exercise of patience be constant in you. Be patient, look at every event and everything that happens to you with serenity, since, if you make life tragic, how will you be able to overcome the difficulties?
My children, I love you and I bless you. Bring me into your families because it will be I myself to reestablish order and peace."
"CENACOLO DELLA DIVINA MISERICORDIA", Viale Lunigiana 30, 20125 Milano, Italy Nihil Obstat: Reverend Gerard Diamond MA (Oxon), LSS, D. Theol, Diocesan Censor Imprimatur: Rev. Monsignor Les Tomlinson, Vicar General Date: 20th July 2007
Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne