Friday, June 7, 2013

Feast of the Sacred Heart

Today is the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Below is a quote from Oswald Cambers, non-Catholic, but speaks well of the Love of God:
"Love is indefinite to most of us. We do not know what we mean when we talk about love. ..When the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ easily comes first.The first thing God does is knock out pretence and pious pose right out of me. The Holy Spirit reveals that God loved me not because I was lovable but because it was His
  nature to do so.Now He says to me show that same love to others-'love as I have loved you' I will bring any number of people who you cannot resect, and you must exhibit my love to them and you will not reach it on tiptoe.Am I prepared to be so identified with the Heart of Jesus that His life is poured out all the time? Neither natural love or Divine Love will remain unless it is cultivated. It has to be maintained by discipline.
 
Thoughts from Evlyn Underhill
 
Love ever moves
yet love  Eternal is.
Love ever seeks
yet seeks itself to find;
 
O Sacred ceaseless flow;
O wonderous meeting
of the unchanging and
ever-fleeting
 
Posted by Sister florence Vales OSC


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