The quotation: “A picture says more than a thousand words;” is very apt when it comes to describing the Miraculous Medal, as all the words ever spoken fall short in telling the story of this precious gift, designed by the greatest architect the world has ever known – Almighty God – so that you may come to know His love. Without a word more, perhaps we could let our imagination enter the happiness of heaven, to a meeting with God Our Father at which Mary is present; He shares with her His sorrow that so many of us resist His loving ways in preference for a life of independence, to be masters of our own destiny, forgetting that in Him we live, move and have our being. A decision is made! Mary will appear to Catherine Laboure’ a French Nun and reveal God’s plan that a medal should be struck and made available to all, so that in the busyness of life, that leaves little or no time for prayer or reading the bible etc. we may be inclined to consider the wonder of our being in this gift from God. Furthermore, it has been my experience that the simple acceptance of the medal and what it stands for, especially in times of need, can bring us an inner peace, a healing in body and soul that only the love of God can give; and so from 1830 this is exactly what has been happening….Click to continue: Discover in the Miraculous Medal God’s design for you.