In times of trouble

In-times-of-trouble-tnHumility

“We are not life, but life-receivers.” (Divine Love and Wisdom 117)

“Those who are caught up in love for the Lord love being led by the Lord more than anything else, and want the Lord alone to be in control.” (Divine Love and Wisdom 142)

Gratitude

“Darkness allows us to appreciate what a wonderful thing light is, and coldness allows us to appreciate what a wonderful thing heat is. Likewise, as we all know, falsity allows us to appreciate how wonderful the truth is, and evil allows us to appreciate how wonderful goodness is.” (True Christianity 763)

Compassion

“The Lord intends that one person should be just as wise and just as saved as another. He offers all of us the means. To the extent that we accept them and live by them, we are wise and we are saved, because the Lord is the same with one person as with another.” (Divine Love and Wisdom 128)

Empathy

“Compassion is mercy springing out of love.” (Secrets of Heaven 5691)

Taking Action

“If a love for heaven is present in our love for the world and through that in our love for ourselves, with each type of love we accomplish useful things that are inspired by the God of Heaven.” (True Christianity 395)

“We are not born for our own sake; we are born for the sake of others.” (True Christianity 406)

“Goodwill is doing good to our neighbor daily and constantly.” (True Christianity 423)

Forgiveness

“The Lord forgives everyone’s sins and never takes revenge or even assigns spiritual credit or blame, because he is love and goodness itself.” (True Christianity 409)

"If a person were to believe as things really are, which is that everything good and true comes from the Lord and everything evil and false from hell, they could not have been found guilty of any offense or had evil ascribed to themselves." (Secrets of Heaven 6324)

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Daily Inspiration

"To acquire a heavenly selfhood a person needs to do good from themself and to think truth from themself, but still must know that all the good and all the truth are from the Lord. "

Arcana Coelestia 2883