Gift of Goodness

Gift of Goodness – January 1, 2022

A bit of goodness to start your day.

Blessed Mary, Mother of God 

And Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart. 

Luke 2:19

Our Christmas Octave would not be complete without paying special attention to the glorious Mother of God!  Mary, the mother of Jesus, the mother of the Saviour of the World, is properly called the “Mother of God.”  It is worth reflecting upon this powerful title of our Blessed Mother.  And it’s important to understand that this title says just as much about Jesus as it does about His Blessed Mother.  

Dearest Mother Mary, you loved your Divine Son with a perfect love.  Your heart burned with an unquenchable fire of motherly charity.  Your bond with Jesus was one that was perfect in every way.  Help me to open my heart to that same love you share with me.  Come be my mother and care for me as you cared for your Son.  May I also love you with the love Jesus had for you and with the love He now lavishes upon you in Heaven.  Mother Mary, the Mother of God, pray for us.  Jesus, I trust in You.

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