One contentment less here, one paradise more in Heaven.

August 10, 1906 – One contentment less on earth, one paradise more in Heaven.

Continuing in my usual state, I saw blessed Jesus for just a little, and He told me: “My daughter, for every slightest pleasure of which the soul deprives herself in this life for love of Me, I will give her one more paradise in the next life. So, one contentment less here, one paradise more there. Imagine a bit how many privations you have suffered in these twenty years of bed because of Me, and how many more paradises I will give you in Heaven.”

On hearing this, I said: “My Good, what are You saying? I feel honored and almost your debtor because You give me the occasion to be deprived for love of You, and You tell me that You will give me as many paradises?’ 

And He added: “It is precisely so.”

Deo Gratias.

Book of Heaven, Volume 7, Luisa Piccarreta