Our Lady Queen of Peace of Medjugorje asks us to renew prayer before the Crucifix and says to take the graces coming from the Crucifix and to reflect on Jesus’ passion so that our lives will be in balance with Jesus.
February 20, 1986
Some might think, “The passion is sad. I want joy. I can be enthusiastic about the resurrection and God will fill me with graces now.” Our Lady indicates that while enthusiasm is good, resurrection is for us later. Our Lady is saying that for this moment (this life), She wants us to be happy and to have joy, but for this to be a reality, we have to learn to carry our crosses and accept our trials. Our Lady of Medjugorje said on April 21, 1984:
This moment is our life here on earth, and even in the midst of the most extreme crosses, there can be joy.
In the Love of Our Lady,