"Christian perfection consists in the union of our will with the will of God. The will of the Immaculata is closely united with the will of God, so that it seems as if there were but one will. Since we are speaking of doing the will of God, we can at the same time boldly say that we are doing the will of the Immaculata.
|And Mary said: Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done unto me according to thy word|
There is no doubt that the will of the Immaculata is wholly united to the will of God. The problem is only to unite our will with her will so that through her we might be united with
Whoever would say that he does not wish to serve the Mother of God is obedient to the devil, for it is the will of God that we do not exclude the Mother of God.
We accomplish the most for the happiness of souls when we perfectly perform the will of the Immaculata, our commandress.
Whatever does not depend on our will is surely the will of the Immaculata. Whatever should come even from evil and perverse people is certainly the will of God, certainly permitted by God, and therefore the will of the Immaculata.
If we say, "It is the will of the Immaculata," besides the fact that we acknowledge the will of God by this phrase, we also honor the Blessed Mother, inasmuch as we acknowledge that her will is so fused with the will of God that it constitutes one intimate union. In addition, we give more honor to God by recognizing His perfection in creating such a great, powerful, good and holy being as the Blessed Mother.
I would be altogether happy a the moment of death if all those at the City of the Immaculata would in all things recognize the Immaculata. When this is brought about everything will be done; when it is absent all will fall apart."
May we strive forward as instruments in the hands of the Immaculata, for bringing Our Blessed Lord the greatest glory we possibly can. It is the will of the Immaculata!