A book of prayers to the Holy Face of Jesus
We are vulnerable and we are susceptible!
Susceptible to physical harm or damage.
Susceptible to emotional injury, especially in being easily hurt.
Susceptible to attack.
Easily influenced or affected.
Especially sensitive; highly impressionable.
Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing something.
Simple past tense and past participle of .
Given added strength or support.
(used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness.
To give more force or effectiveness to; strengthen.
To strengthen (a military force) with additional personnel or equipment.
To strengthen by adding extra support or material.
James 3:6 (ESV)
And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.
Philippians 4:8 (ESV)
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things
Both our faith and our fears are reinforced by what we say and what we think!
We are also a product of our environment!
Where and on what do we spend our time??
Do a contrite and sincere audit of your time and thoughts and your environment!
Are you reinforcing faith or fear????
A good spot-check or litmus is if there is peace in your heart!
Joy and serenity exit only in a peaceful heart!
Anything else can lead to clutter, confusion, fear and frustration!
Find peace and then reinforce it by your thoughts, words, and surroundings! (Think Eucharistic Adoration)