A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Thursday, December 16, 2004


Today’s long and touching first reading depicts the people of God as an abandoned spouse and God as the husband who takes her lovingly back to himself.

Whenever we may feel abandoned or desolate – because of sin, misfortune, loneliness, or spiritual dryness – we need to persevere in asking God for his grace, so that we may feel his loving arms around us at every moment of our lives and in the eternity to come.