Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Mother Who Knows When to Show Up

Our Lady of Meritxell: A Mother Who Knows When to Show Up

A Mother Who Knows When to Show Up

"From Our Lady of Meritxell, I learn again about the importance of forgiveness. I think of the Child in her arms, whipped and tortured, crucified and buried. He embraced His persecutors with hands scarred by nail holes. I think of the certainty Mary must have had in her infinite faith, though she certainly grieved. What joy did she feel at the resurrection? Was she really surprised, this mother of His and mine?"