Pause + Pray

Popularity Contest


Faustina Kowalska (1905–1938) was not the most popular woman in her community. Some regarded her as lazy; others, delusional. But she knew the only opinion that mattered was God’s, and she pushed on to fulfill his desire that she spread the message of divine mercy to the world. 


Saint Faustina,
I am a people pleaser.
I’m uncomfortable
being the only person
in the room
who has a different view.
Show me
by your example
how to please
the only one who matters,
and become spiritually indifferent
to those who criticize me.


Share the truth God has put on your soul, even if it results in shocked looks from people you love and respect.

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