The Word Among Us

January 2004 Issue

What is your will for me, O God?

I await your plan. I want to live only for you.

By: Jill Boughton

Easy for a saint to say? Consider the fact that this saint, a passionate woman with strong desires, had to keep revising her understanding of God's plan for her. Determined to glorify God with her life, she willingly set aside one objective after another until she discovered that only in God's time and way could her deepest desires be fulfilled.

Would she be a wife and mother? A cloistered nun? A pioneering foundress? Every time she thought she had grasped God's plan, Jane Frances...

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