She expects everything
FROM HIM... Nothing has meaning WITHOUT HIM...
She seeks HIM ONLY.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
I am pleased with those who are as sweet and gentle as the lamb.
Friday, April 17, 2015
As a mother caresses her child, so I comfort you.
Bouasse Lebel 782B
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Come, all ye who seek a comfort for your pain,
strength for your weakness, hope in your sins,
come to the Cross of Jesus.~ Abbe Perreyve
Bouasse Jeune 4087
Note: In this graceful visual metaphor we see the flowering thorn branches, symbolic of the New Creation, forming the Greek letter Omega Ω : "I AM THE ALPHA AND THE OMEGA, THE BEGINING AND THE END. Revelation 22:13
This is a magnificent image depicting the Water of Baptism as the Vine, the very Heart of God, flowing over the soul of the newly Baptized by the power of the Cross. THE VINE AS THE HEART OF GOD The young vine shoot bedded in the earth. Small branch, always remember well that you are of God, that you are in God, and that you are for God. GRACE OF HOLY BAPTISM Letaille See John 15:1-5 Note: Holy Saturday is the day when many are baptized into Christ. At the Easter Vigil service, all Christians renew their Baptismal Promises.
This image of Judas the betrayer restraining the soldiers while Jesus prays recalls these words by Bishop Fulton J. Sheen: Judas, if true love never ceases, how could you, my friend, have come to this? To sell me for thirty silver pieces, betray me with a kiss? Judas, remember what I've taught you; do not despair while hanging on that rope. It is because you sinned that I have sought you; I came to give you hope. Judas, let's pray and hang together, you in your halter, I upon my hill. Dear friend, even if you loved me never, you know I love you still.
FORCE (the prayer is addressed to the Holy Spirit)
Come, Divine Force, Come and communicate to my soul
a little of that courageous will that vanquished
all the enemies of salvation.
Mme. Bousse Lebel (very early holy card)
On this day in a
past year, Fr. Lawrence asked us to ponder the response of the
disciples when Christ told them that one of them would betray Him:
"Lord, is it I?" He went on to explain that by their example of humility
in the presence of their Lord, we know