Skip to content

God's Remedy

By Chaplain Adele M. Gill
12/11/2017 (3 months ago)
Catholic Online (

Have you ever wondered how God judges us in the end of our lives? Could it be that rather than looking at all of our brokenness, mistakes and sins, perhaps, instead, he looks at our spiritual 'bank account,' as He reviews our 'love account' to see how many caring deposits we have made out over our lifespan in His Holy Name? One has to wonder. For He is a God of surprises, a patient God, one who accepts his prodigal sons and daughters back, time and again. What love! 

Have you ever wondered how God judges us at the end of our lives?

Have you ever wondered how God judges us at the end of our lives?

People often ask me why I write this devotional blog, and in a word, I can say I write it to glorify God and to share with others about God's enduring Love for each and every one of us. God's Love is everlasting and unconditional, and there for all of humanity. I believe that when we embrace His Love, we are far more able to live peace-filled, loving, joy-filled lives and maximize our wellness in body, mind, and spirit. The benefits are endless!

Through prayer, with God's help, we are better able to face insurmountable odds, and difficult situations, with far more confidence, patience, persistence, courage, and holy boldness than we could possibly muster on our own, left to our own devices. Then it is vitally important to be still, waiting for God's loving answers to our prayers, as we wait for Him to move in our lives, while recognizing He is in control. For in solitude, with technology turned off, is where and when we can hear God's answers to our prayers in a way we can understand. Actually, sometimes when we do too much to try to remedy situations on our own, we can get in the way of God's working things out for the good for us, hence negatively affecting the outcome. We need to remember that regardless of what we do, we can never be separated from God as His love is enduring. I think this Bible verse really says it all about the Love of God for you and for me:

"For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."
'Romans 8:38-39' (New International Version -NIV)

In essence, God's Love for us is far greater than we can comprehend! It is interesting to note that God has given us all free will, but we must be good stewards of that divine privilege. When we seek Jesus with all our hearts, and ask Him to be in charge of our daily lives, we are agreeing to serve Him with all we have. But it is a choice each of us must make on our own. No one can ever be forced to turn to God. Yet, He stands in wait for our trusting Him, our pleading on behalf of ourselves and others, and for our gratitude for the abundant blessings that He so generously bestows on all who seek Him in earnest. 

When we are willing to turn our free will over to God, everything we do, everything we are, every plan we have, every relationship, every situation; when we can hand over our concerns and weaknesses, and even our failures, to Jesus in every situation and relationship, only then can He remedy our lives, working in and through us, to effect the best outcomes and help us grow in the gift of faith.

(C) Copyright 2017   |   Distributed by NEWS CONSORTIUM


'Help Give every Student and Teacher FREE resources for a world-class Moral Catholic Education'

Copyright 2018 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for FEBRUARY 2018
Say 'No' to Corruption.
That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.


More Blog

The Sunshine and the Clouds: Five Years with Pope Francis Watch

Image of Christ was vindicated--and eventually, Pope Francis will be vindicated as well.

This past March 13, we celebrated the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis's election to the papacy. I recall five years ago watching EWTN's ... continue reading

Christianity: An Extraordinary Opportunity

Image of

Jesus said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men." Mark 1:17 As Christians, we have the extraordinary opportunity to ... continue reading

Monday Musings - Feeling Incomplete?

Image of Was there not a far more compelling reason for all of us to feel incomplete?

"I feel so incomplete," the Pastor announced at the end of the Mass. CANASTOTA, NY - The parish we had visited during a recent trip had ... continue reading

If God is for Us, Who Can Be Against Us?

Image of Everything we have comes from God.

"If God is for us, who can be against us?" (Romans 8:31). This Scripture serves as a powerful reminder that when God is on our side, when ... continue reading

12 Ways to Find Lenten Joy

Image of Lenten joy can be found in any of these 12 ways.

Happiness is often a matter of mind over matter - but true joy is a spiritual gift that comes solely through the grace of God. For many, ... continue reading

Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Learn about Catholic world

Catholic Online
Inform - Inspire - Ignite

Catholic Online Saints
Your saints explained

Catholic Online Prayers
Prayers for every need

Catholic Online Bible
Complete bible online

Catholic Online News
Your news Catholic eye

Daily Reading
Today's bible reading

Lent / Easter
Death & resurrection of Jesus

Advent / Christmas
Birth of Jesus

Rest of Catholic Online
All Catholic world we offer

Products and services we offer

Catholic Online Shopping
Catholic medals, gifts & books

The California Network
Inspiring streaming service

Advertise on Catholic Online
Your ads on

Catholic Online Email
Email with Catholic feel

Catholic Online Singles
Safe, secure Catholic dating

The California Studios
World-class post production service

Learn the Catholic way

Catholic Online School
Free Catholic education for all

Student Classes
K-12 & Adult Education Classes

School Teachers
Teacher lesson plans & resources

Support Free Education
Tax deductible support Free education

Connect with us online

Catholic Online on Facebook
Catholic social network

Catholic Online on Twitter
Catholic Tweets

Catholic Online on YouTube
Enjoy our videos

Catholic Online on Instagram
Shared Catholic moments

Catholic Online on Pinterest
Catholic ideas style inspiration

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2018 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2018 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.