VATICAN CITY (EWTN News/CNA)—Pope Benedict XVI says that people should trust in God’s loving plan for their lives even when events do not meet their expectations.
“When we ask the Lord for something in prayer, we must not expect an immediate fulfillment of our requests, of our will,” he said at his Dec. 14 general audience.
“Rather, we should entrust ourselves to the will of the Father, reading events in the perspective of his glory, of his plan of love, which is often a mystery to our eyes.”
The Pope continued his focus on the theme of prayer in his comments to the 7,000 pilgrims gathered in the Vatican’s Paul VI audience hall.
“In our prayer,” he said, “request, praise and...READ MORE