Pope’s quotes: Render unto God

A quote from Pope Francis:

“Rendering to God the things that are God’s means being docile to his will, devoting our lives to him and working for his kingdom of mercy, love and peace. Here is where our true strength is found; here is the leaven which makes it grow and the salt which gives flavor to all our efforts to combat the prevalent pessimism which the world proposes to us. Here too is where our hope is found, for when we put our hope in God, we are neither fleeing from reality nor seeking an alibi. Instead, we are striving to render to God what is God’s. That is why we Christians look to the future, God’s future, it is so that we can live this life to the fullest — with our feet firmly planted on the ground — and respond courageously to whatever new challenges come our way.”

— Mass to beatify Pope Paul VI

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