Matthew 3:10 Even now the axe is lying at the root of the trees; every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
“Beloved children, by your fruits shall you be judged. Therefore, be especially careful to examine the fruits of all your actions. If what you do does not build up the kingdom and glorify God, then be ruthless in rooting it out. What is the signature of good fruit? Purely and simply it is love. I have told you before, act with love and you will never be wrong. Be wise and discerning in this. Sometimes love is like medicine—it tastes bad, but the fruits are good. Children, these are difficult days for you. The enemy has sown many seeds of confusion. Therefore, ponder often what is means to act with love. Ask our Mother to assist you, she whose every breath was an act of love. She will not leave you unaided. Children, intricately inspect all your attitudes and actions. Keep what is good and root out what is not. The orchard of the Lord can only be filled with trees that bear good fruit. Work hard to ensure that you will be found there.”
O my Jesus, thank you for this reminder! Blessed Mother, help us! Teach us how to act with love always. Help us to inspect our attitudes and actions with honest eyes, that we might root out what would exclude us from the Divine orchard. Help us to be humble servants of truth and love. Amen.