“I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord.” Sam 1, 27-28
I chose this quote from the Bible because my mother always asked God that I met Him and fall in love with His works before I went to college. She asked for it so much that it was given to her. It was given to her so I would not lose my way and I would always adhere to the values that she taught me.
Today I thank God for allowing me to be closer to Him. I thank for the family who have always supported me in my projects. I thank for those friends who have brought me closer to Christ and for all the people who have supported me on this path, especially with their prayers. I thank to Comboni Missionaries and the Combonian Lay Missionaries (CLM) who have become a real family to me and with whom I have had many beautiful experiences in this so far short period of my missionary journey, and…
“TODAY, BEFORE GOD I PRESENT THIS LETTER OF COMMITMENT IN WHICH I EXPRESS THE WILL TO CONTINUE THE FORMATION WITH THE CLM GROUP. ALTHOUGH I AM STILL CLARIFYING MY VOCATION, I FEEL DEEPLY ATTRACTED BY FOLLOWING CHRIST IN THE CHARISM OF ST. DANIEL COMBONI, SERVING THE POOREST AND MOST ABANDONDED.” One of Comboni’s writings says: THE LORD HAS GIVEN HIM A LOT, BUT HE KNEW ALSO HOW TO USE WELL WHAT HE HAS GIVEN HIM. I thought that God has also given me many qualities and talents that I can offer in the service to others and thus “BE HIS TOOL AND REFLECT HIM WITH MY WORK.”