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Spiritual Communion & Longing for the Eucharist

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I  am learning to live in the Light, stay in the Light and connected to the Light within me. My tendency is to switch back to living in misery, burdened with interior pain because this is what I am accustomed to. Ridiculous? Insane?
Absolutely, but now a mere glance to the Light and bang- I switch again from misery to joy. To nurture His Risen Life in me, the life of the Messiah, I am discovering that spiritual communion is powerful. If I simply  whisper a desire for the Eucharist, He is present like a fire burning in my heart, burning even my skin. I  could dance for joy, like a child of God in the sunshine. St. Thomas Aquinas defined Spiritual Communion as,
“an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the Holy Sacrament and a loving embrace as though we had already received Him.” continue reading 

The Perfect Sandwich for Lent

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I'll keep this short! I know everyone has a lot of blog reading to do today before the Lenten hush sets in over the Internet.

Here's a quick and delicious recipe for Lent, the perfect sandwich you can enjoy every single day in the season of purple: The PRAYER sandwich.

Check out the "recipe" at Praying with Grace!

Spiritual Communion

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I  am learning to live in the Light, remain in the Light and stay connected to the Light within me. My tendency is to switch back to living in misery, burdened with interior pain because this is what I am accustomed to. Ridiculous? Insane?Absolutely, but now a mere glance to the Light and bang- I switch again from misery to joy.

 To nurture His Risen Life in me, the life of the Messiah, I am discovering that spiritual communion is powerful. I just  whisper a desire for the Eucharist and He is present like a fire burning in my heart, burning even my skin. I could dance for joy, like a child of God in the sunshine. St. Thomas Aquinas defined Spiritual Communion as “an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the Holy Sacrament and a loving embrace as though we had already received Him.”