How mother feeds her baby, when he gets hungry, how his mother is washing and washing his baby, when he gets soiled, so the Lord never leaves his children, no matter how sinful they are, dirty or hungry.
We often grieve for our relatives who are no longer around, which we now lack. Go to church at such moments, pray, repent and ask the Lord to forgive you for not paying much attention to them. So little that now, when they are not around, you miss them.
When you leave the church after confession, do you remember what you repented before the Lord? If you remember, why again sin? So, they did not sincerely repent. But the Lord sees everything.
I remember my father scolded me for starting to smoke. But I, in order not to scold him, told him:
- Pa, I did not smoke, I just dragged on ...
I thought I would get less from my father, but I did not become guilty of this any more. I myself knew that I had smoked, but also deceived, it turns out. At one time, I collected so many sins.
That's how before the Lord, if you repent, then sincerely, from Him you can not hide anything. To answer equally it is necessary. And when you are sincere, you will not want to sin either.
One day on Friday, my father, a confessor, saw me on the street. He stopped and made a remark that he had not seen me in the church for a long time. Next day I went to church to pray for him in the evening service and talk about life later.
On Sunday, the very next day, my friends called me early in the morning and asked them to come. When I arrived, I was waiting for a gift, an icon of Vladimir's Mother of God, brought from Sergiev-Posad.
What three good events in three days: the priest made a remark, prayed and talked with him for a long time, the Icon of the Mother of God came to my house.
And if I had not seen my father that day? The Lord sees everything, you can not hide from him! The Lord loves us all!
I'm not yet a diligent believer, but I know about it. It's bad when a person thinks that he is a believer, but he does not know about it.
Sometimes people ask:
- Is there a God?
In such cases, I always want to ask:
"Do you know that He is not?"
"REFLECTIONS" Grandpa Go