March 26, 2019

Talk to Them as Sweetly as You Talk to Me

Bl. Sr. Faustina had received Holy Communion only an hour before when she was summoned to handle a slight turmoil. 5 unemployed had come to the convent demanding work and were becoming boisterous. While she was still a good distance away, she could hear them banging loudly. She was filled with doubt and fear and was not sure whether she should open the gate holding these men out. She said, “suddenly, I heard a voice in my soul saying, ‘Go and open the gate and talk to them as sweetly as you talk to Me.”

She did as she was beckoned and the men quickly changed their demeanors. They soon left calmly. Sr. Faustina said, “I felt clearly that Jesus … had worked in their hearts through me.

Source: McHugh, Joan Carter, My Daily Eucharist II, (Lake Forest, IL, Witness Ministries, 2004), entry for November 11.


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