Simply say: “Jesus, I trust in you; Jesus, I trust in you.” Or, if you are struggling with trusting the Lord at that moment, ask Mary to help you trust her Son. She will always bring you to Him.

-from Created to Relate


Stages in Surrender

1. accepting and assenting to God’s will

2. actively doing God’s will at every moment of life

3. becoming a pliant tool in God’s hands

Wilfrid Stinissen, “Foreword,” Into Your Hands Father: Abandoning Ourselves to the God Who Love Us, p. 11.