Daily Reflections of Saint Padre Pio: On Suffering

On Suffering:
“My sufferings are pleasing.”
“I suffer only when I don’t suffer.”
“I want to suffer, but in secret.”
“I desire nothing else than to love and suffer”
“Jesus, let me suffer, and let me die from suffering.”
“I suffer because I cannot win all my brothers to God.”
“I suffer everything that Jesus suffered in the Passion.”
“Suffering is expiation.”
“Suffering is necessary for our souls.”
“In suffering we give something to God, which we cannot do in Paradise.”
“He who begins to love must be ready to suffer.”
“Suffering is a most powerful lever to raise man up again.”
“Glory will be ours on condition that we endure suffering.”
“The Angels are jealous of us because they can’t suffer.”
“Bearing physical and spiritual ailments is the worthiest gift we can offer to Jesus.”
“Suffering is a sure sign that God loves us.”
“Accepting the sufferings we will perfect and sanctify us


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