Brothers and sisters: My peace I give to you. Listen to this story.
Two women were working side by side. Each one was knitting with yarn. They were gossiping about another woman who was not present. They were making all sorts of false accusations against her. They showed no love or kindness to this woman. Now the woman they were talking about was at that very moment taking care of her small children. She was having a difficult day.
Suppose those two women offered to help her. All three women would have had joy with their time. Do you think the women who were gossiping really felt joy when they returned home? I tell you the woman who was tending her small children did have joy in her heart. I blessed her efforts and she was doing my will for which she earned treasure in Heaven. The other two women were not keeping my command of loving their neighbor, nor were they practicing charity. See what missed opportunities happen when you waste your time. Heed this lesson. Practice charity. As I have told you. Seek out your siblings who are in need. Do not wait to be asked. Instead offer with a loving heart. I will bless your efforts and you will build treasure in Heaven. I love you. I am sending you my priestly blessings tonight.