Difficulties

Others Will Always Oppose You

By Marc Massery

If you’re living the Gospel, chances are some of your greatest adversaries will be close friends and family, likely even fellow Christians. 

Take St. Faustina, for example. Her family was so against her vocation that she had to run away to the convent in order to fulfill God’s will. Later, she suffered much at the hands of fellow religious sisters. She wrote: 

When Others Are Hard to Love

By Marc Massery

Is there someone in your life who is hard to love? 

Sometimes, God puts people in our lives with whom we have a hard time reconciling. Maybe we understand them but they just never seem to get us. But if they’re a family member, a friend, or a coworker, sometimes we have to withhold from them our anger and frustration in order to keep the peace. Saint Faustina knew this silent pain well. She wrote:

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