The task of doing what Jesus called us to do can be daunting. We don’t feel qualified, prepared, or in any way adequate. All this proves is we are thinking too much of our own abilities and too little of God’s power. Francois Fenelon once wrote, “In doing what God wills there is very little to be done by us. And yet, there is a wonderful work to be accomplished;
it is nothing less than that of keeping nothing back, making no resistance, even for a moment, to the jealous Love that searches inexorably into the most secret recesses of the soul for the smallest trace of self, for the slightest intimations of an affection of which Divine Love is not the Author.” In other words, our main task is simply to surrender everything to Jesus and He’ll take care of the rest.
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