St. Ignatius Loyola on suffering

‎”If God causes you to suffer much, it is a sign that He has great designs for you, and that He certainly intends to make you a saint. And if you wish to become a great saint, entreat Him yourself to give you much opportunity for suffering; for there is no wood better to kindle the fire of holy love than the wood of the cross, which Christ used for His own great sacrifice of boundless charity.” – St. Ignatius Loyola

It may be a hard thing to grasp, but it’s probably the most important of all. Suffering has a purpose, and if you let it, it can transform you into a saint.

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