return to homepage

Realizing There Is A God

by A
(Michigan, USA)

Years ago I lost my faith. My husband was an alcoholic and had gambling issues. We fought verbally and physically at times. Nothing in my life was going right; I was crying all the time and just could not believe that there was a God. My grandmother kept telling me to pray the rosary daily. I started to, but not every day.

Then one Saturday, I was in the garden moving a rock and crying over the issues in my life. I moved the rock and then the greatest feeling of peace came over me. Nothing changed in my life for years. My husband still drank, we were fighting, my kids were affected, but I was able to deal with this. The peace I felt and the security was the greatest feeling.

My husband has been sober for almost 5 years now. I say my rosary and I know that God is there. He never promised us a great life; he promised he would be there. I truly believe that reciting the rosary daily has given me the peace that I so longed for. My life is not perfect, I have financial issues and others but I am at peace, I can make it through with God’s help.

If you recite the rosary you cannot help but be impacted in a great way. I find ways to tell people and many of my friends have now started this devotion, maybe not daily, but it is a start.

Comments for Realizing There Is A God

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

A True Miracle
by: Anonymous

Sometimes a true miracle of the Rosary is realizing you are never alone regardless of the exceptional pain, sadness, and lonliness of this world. It's so beautiful to know that God exists and finding peace and love in Him and His Mother.

Valley of Tears
by: KB

I have had similar experiences through my devotion to the Rosary. My parents are both alcoholics and even though they have been sober now for nearly one year, things are not any better with them but they are for me. My family hasn't changed but I have. I can easily trace the beginning of these changes in me to when I started praying the Rosary daily. Through the Rosary our hearts find peace. It is as St. Augustine said, we are restless until we rest in God. The Rosary is the surest avenue to finding God and therefore finding peace. Thank you for sharing your story as I can completely relate to it. This is the Valley of Tears after all.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Inspirational Stories of the Rosary.

Please, help this site
continue running by donating
$5, $10 or $20

Subscribe to
Everyday Rosary Newsletter

Your First Name

Your E-mail Address

We keep this private

Follow How To Pray The Rosary Blog too...

Inspiring Quotes

Translate Page

Search Website

[?] Subscribe To This Site

follow us in feedly
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Subscribe with Bloglines

Fourth Rosary Promise
The rosary will make virtue and good works flourish, and will obtain for souls the most abundant divine mercies. It will draw the hearts of men from the love of the world and its vanities, and will lift them to the desire of eternal things. Oh, that souls would sanctify themselves by this means.

| Home | Rosary Prayers | Rosary Mysteries | Rosary Meditations | Rosary Jewelry
| Blog | Newsletter | Link To Us | Donate | Contact Us | Privacy Policy
| Mission Statement | Fidelity Statement | Disclaimer | Ad Disclosure |

Return to top

Build a successful website like we did... is a non-commercial Catholic website that is run by lay volunteers and is kept on the web by generous donations and by our visitors patronizing our sponsors and those who advertise on our site. We always give our own beliefs, opinions and experiences and are in no way influenced regardless of the compensation we accept.

Copyright© 2017
All rights reserved