The other day, a friend of mine at OLPH came up to me and said, "I just wanted to say that at Mass, you just light up! You glow. It makes my heart leap to see you. I don't know if you know, but I wanted to tell you." My first thought was, I don't want her looking at me! I in no way want to be a distraction from what is REALLY happening at Holy Mass. Do I know? Yes, in a way I do. After Holy Mass, I prayed and sought an answer of the Lord. I know how important the Holy Mass is for not just those in attendance but for the whole world, and I in no way want to be a stumbling block from those coming to this gift from God. "Lord, I don't want to be a distraction, I don't want people looking at me. What do you want me to do, I can go somewhere else to Mass, (then I thought, it's going to happen their too!) or I can sit in the back or I can cover my face." At that last suggestion I could feel that Lord did not want that...at all. I almo
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This encounter started sometime back, I will begin there. For some time after my husband's death, I had been not living a good life. I was breaking a commandment pretty regularly. It wasn't I was mad at God for my husband's death, it was because of the intensity of the pain I was suffering because of grief. In truth, it hurt worse to go to Church than it did to sin. I knew better, I had already had the Vision of the Eucharist, so I knew the truth, and I would say to myself, "What are you doing! You know better!!" After three years, when my heart had healed sufficiently, it was time to come home. Mother calls. ....TO READ MORE OF THE ENCOUNTER WITH THE VIRGIN...CLICK HERE.