Pray, Hope and Don't Worry!

© Susan T. Evans

Pray, Hope and Don't Worry!

Uploaded: August 02, 2023 | Entered: August 02, 2023 17:56:09


Saint Padre Pio (1887-1968) was an Italian Franciscan Capuchin friar, priest, stigmatist and mystic. He had the stigmata (wounds of Jesus) for 50 years. Many miracles have been attributed to his intercession. He had many gifts, including bilocation - he appeared in the sky to prevent pilots from bombing! And so much more! He has really affected my life and my family too. He used to say, "Pray, Hope and Don't Worry! Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer. Prayer is the best weapon we have. Prayer is the key to God's Heart!" - there is more... Worry for me is a hard one! I pray, hope and worry. Selective focus on the petals in the foreground.

Exif: Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D7500; Shutter Speed: 10/6400; Aperture: f/4.5; ISO: 160; Orientation: 1; Date: 2023:08:02 16:54:37


Terry Cervi level-deluxe August 02, 2023

That person has the right idea! Beautiful quote to go along with your beautiful capture, Susan! #1804160

Terry Korpela level-deluxe August 02, 2023

Nicely Done Susan! #12046946

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 03, 2023

Outstanding - A Beautiful presentation Susan!! #12046952

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 03, 2023

Beautiful words and capture. Excellent focus, colors and dof. #12046953

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 03, 2023

Beautiful photo with amazing colors and DoF, Susan. Great words to go with it. #12046962

Kelley J. Heffelfinger level-deluxe August 03, 2023

Gorgeous color, light, and DOF, Susan! Well done! #12046968

Oscar J. Pung level-classic August 03, 2023

Gorgeous floral photo, Susan and gosh what great philosophy of life! I’ll remember this one! #12047000

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 03, 2023

Beautiful colors, focus, b/g & quote, Susan! Beautifully done! #12047036

Elias A. Tyligadas level-deluxe August 04, 2023

Fantastic flower photo, selective focus, bright color and a quote for life that counts so much, Susan! #12047059

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 04, 2023

Susan, forgot to thank you for the info and inspiring message. Padre Pio always reminds me of my Mom because she had a small worn book by the Padre that she kept on a night stand that she read nightly. Years later, when she got ill, I would go back home as often as possible to spend time with her and that same small book was still in the same spot by her bed. She is gone now, and one of my older sisters now owns and reads the same worn book. Wish I had taken an interest in the book - and author- which I am sure would have pleased her very much. Too bad we don't realize until we are older that 'everything' is temporary. Thank you for the fond memories. Didn't mean to get carried away with my message. #12047062

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe August 04, 2023

Outstanding capture and beautiful message, Susan. #12047104

Judy Pilcher Pearson level-classic August 04, 2023

beautiful creative, presentation of this flower, Susan, with the perfect message! #12047150

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 07, 2023

Beautiful image and quote Susan! #12047619

Terry Korpela level-deluxe September 29, 2023

Congratulations on your GOTD Susan!! #12054558

Oscar J. Pung level-classic September 29, 2023

Beautiful sentiment and photo, Susan! #12054573

Jacquie Palazzolo level-deluxe September 29, 2023

Lovely image with a good reminder, Susan! Congrats on your wonderful GEM! #12054619

Terry Cervi level-deluxe September 29, 2023

Congrats on your beautiful GEM, Susan!! #12054690

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe September 30, 2023

Big congrats on your amazing GEM, Susan! Really happy to see this chosen! #12054760

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 01, 2023

Congrats on your Gem Award Susan! #12054960

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