S07 Episode 13: Divine Mercy

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By Abiding Together, Heather Khym, Michelle Benzinger, and Sister Miriam James Heidland. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Divine Mercy

In this episode we talk about the incredible gift of Divine Mercy! We talk a little bit about St. Faustina and our Lord’s revelations to her about his ocean of mercy. We also discuss what a lack of trust looks like and what the stumbling blocks are to trusting in the heart of Jesus.

Sister Miriam’s one thing - Tacos!

Michelle’s one thing - The Diary of St. Faustina (links below)

Heather’s one thing - The Be Not Afraid Conference from Stacey Sumereau

Resources:

Purchase The Diary of St. Faustina via US Amazon Link, a Canada Amazon link, and a UK Amazon link. (As an Amazon Associate, Abiding Together earns from qualifying Amazon purchases.)

Discussion questions:

  1. What struck you from the podcast?
  2. What does a lack of trust look like for you?
  3. Do you trust the Lord with yourself? Do you trust him with the people you love?
  4. Where do you feel difficulty depending or relying on others?
  5. How trustworthy are you? How can you grow in being trustworthy?

Journal Questions:

  1. Reflect and journal about this scripture: Jeremiah 17:7-8. What does it speak to you personally?
  2. Inviting the Lord to come with you, look at the places where you find it difficult to trust? What lies did you believe that made trust difficult for you?
  3. What new way is Jesus trying to show you? How can you cooperate with him?
  4. What does it mean to say, “Jesus, I trust in You”? Where do you say “Jesus, I trust in You, except…

Quote to Ponder - “There is nothing more man needs than Divine Mercy – that love which is benevolent, which is compassionate, which raises man above his weakness to the infinite heights to the holiness of God.” - St. John Paul II Scripture for Lectio Divina - "But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit." - Jeremiah 17:7-8

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