hello, june!

I have always loved the month of June!

And there are lots of reasons why.

One is because June is the month of…

The Sacred Heart of Jesus!

Many artistic depictions of the Sacred Heart show Jesus holding His Heart out to us…a Heart that is on fire with love. Yet, how often do we find our own hearts weak and dry and afraid to catch fire, weighed down as they are by a myriad of cares and needs. Surely, when in this state, it is tempting to hide our hearts from Jesus, to hide from the flame of His love.

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read all about it!

One of my great desires is that the Gospel always be presented as

good news,

happy news,

filling our hearts with

joy and consolation.

Yes, Jesus’ teaching is demanding, but St. Therese helps us see it as genuine good news, since the Gospel is no less than the revelation of God’s tenderness, God’s mercy toward each of his children, illuminating the laws of life that lead to happiness.

“Sometimes when I read certain spiritual treatises where perfection is shown through a thousand obstacles, surrounded by a host of snares, my poor little spirit quickly tires, I shut the learned book that makes my head ache and dries up my heart, and I take up Sacred Scripture. Then everything seems luminous to me, one single word reveals infinite horizons to my soul, perfection seems easy, and I see that it is enough to recognize one’s own nothingness and abandon oneself like a child into God’s arms.

Leaving to great souls, great spirits, the beautiful books that I cannot understand and still less put into practice, I rejoice to be little, because only children and those who are like them will be admitted to the heavenly banquet.”

St. Therese of Liseux
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under the shade of a tree

If you’ve been a follower of mine you’d have noticed I have not been faithful with launching many new posts.

Not because I no longer enjoy writing.

Not because I have nothing to say.

*Because I have had lots I’ve wanted to say!*

giggles

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