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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