Doing God’s Will

A Princess of God has conformed her own will with Jesus’. She does the will of the Father.

21Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Matthew 7:21

Jesus has already told us what will happen on Judgement Day and who will go to heaven – those who have decided that they will do the will of the Father in Heaven.

Doing God’s will and not your own, dear Princess of God, means that you might not always understand and you might not always have your feelings align with what you know is the right thing to do, and what God wants for you to do. Furthermore, you may be asked to do something difficult for you or challenging, or even something that you are afraid to do.

Jesus was there too. When Jesus underwent His Passion, He struggled with all those things as well. But it was so important for Him to do His Father’s Will that He cried out:

And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt. Matthew 26:39

In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus affirmed the Father’s will. We, dear Princesses of God, must follow our Savior and do the same.

To do God’s will, is proof that we love God, and we should eagerly love any chance we have to give God proofs of our love.

What’s more, the Father has called, in the Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena, our self-wills as perverse and in the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, has called God’s will as ‘love and mercy itself’.

It is clear that we should always pick love and mercy over anything harmful, and therefore dear Princess of God, live in God’s will, even to the point of uniformity with God’s will.

A great book on the subject is St. Alphonsus de Liguori’s Uniformity with God’s Will.

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