The Word Among Us

Easter 2005 Issue

Forgiving the Unforgivable

How Divine Mercy Saved My Marriage

By: Margaret Mary Juilanna

One day, in a fund-raising mailing from a religious organization, I received a five-by-seven image of Christ that depicted him in a way I had never seen before. He was clothed in a white robe, and his right hand was raised in blessing. With his left hand, he pointed to his heart, from which streamed two rays of light—one red, one white. The picture bore a prayer: "Jesus, I trust in you."

Today, many of us would recognize this as the Divine Mercy image revealed to St. Faustina Kowalska. But in 1958, when I opened that envelope,...

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