“Even in the life of a Christian, faith rises and falls like the tides of an invisible sea. It’s there, even when he can’t see it or feel it if he wants it to be there. You realize, I think, that it is more valuable, more mysterious, altogether more immense than anything you can learn or decide upon. It will keep you free – not free to do anything you please, but free to be formed by something larger than your own intellect or the intellects around you.” Flannery O’Connor
Thank you for being patient with me while I drew away quietly during Holy Week. As I’ve walked out of the tomb beside Him, He is already leading me to so many beautiful affirmations of how much He loves…all of us.
Continue reading “some bunny loves us!”
One of my great desires is that the Gospel always be presented as
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.
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“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
I washed my car today.
Anytime I work on my car, interiorly or exteriorly, I always think of my dad.
He was an auto-body mechanic.
He was most respected for & specialized in exterior repair.
For a short period of time he owned his own automotive Garage:
Wally’s Auto-Body Shop!
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