The following post comes from Vis Alumna and St. Louis University student Claire Kranz. We are fortunate to share it here with you:
“Go courageously to do whatever
you are called to do.
If you have any fears, say to your soul:
”The Lord will provide for us.”
If your weakness troubles you,
cast yourselves on God, and trust in him.
Trust in him, depend on his providence;
~St. Francis de Sales
God calls us to do many things. Eventually, he has an occupation for us. Maybe he is calling us to have a family or allow a monastic community to become our family. Maybe he is calling us to volunteer or pray more deeply for someone who is struggling. Right now, God may be calling us in simpler ways. As students, we must write papers, study for tests, and participate in all that the college life may have to offer us. Some of these callings, no matter how small, can seem so daunting. St. Francis de Sales reminds us tonight to face these with courage. Trust that God will provide for all that we are incapable of doing ourselves.
Peace and Prayers,