In our prayer, "We should look at how often, in the events of our lives, the Lord has protected us, guided and helped us -- and we should praise Him for what He has done for us." This was just one of the remarks Pope Benedict XVI made to the faithful gathered Wednesday in St Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience.
Commenting on Psalm 126, Benedict XVI recalled the joy that fill those who experience the great things that God does. "We must be more attentive to the good things that the Lord gives us," said Pope Benedict. "We always pay attention to the problems, difficulties and almost do not want to see that there are good things that come from the Lord. This kind of attention," he said becomes GRATITUDE which is very important for us. Gratitude creates a memory of the good that also helps us in the dark times."
"The history of humanity and the history of every person, there are pains, uncertainties and moments of crisis though even in these we are living a history, a story of salvation because in the end, in Jesus, our every exile has ended, every tear is dried in the mystery of His cross, of death transformed into life as the seed that falls to the ground and becomes a shoot."