Monthly Archives: May 2015

5-30-15 #4 One of my favorite entries.

When I lived at my old house, where my kids all grew up, we had an interesting happening. In August of 2009 and July of 2010 I saw something on my living room wall. At first, my kids were skeptical but they came to the fact that there was something there and not just a shadow because we could never find what was causing the shadow.

Gentle Woman

Gentle woman, quiet light, morning star so strong and bright, gentle mother peaceful dove teach us wisdom; teach us love.

You were chosen by the Father: You were chosen for the Son, You were chosen from all women and for woman shining one.

Blessed are you among women Blessed in turn all women too Blessed they with peaceful spirits Blessed they with gentle hearts.

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5-30-15 # 3 Mary’s Month

One day left of May 2015. I have a couple more images of Mary I want to share. This one is one I have had since grade school. We use to sell Christmas seals, stamps with an Christmas scene on them. We sold them by the page or by the book. I don’t remember how much maybe a penny per stamp. Depending on how many you sold you would earn a holy card or a statue. I must have sold a couple of books to win this statue of Blessed Mother Mary!

THE PRAYER O MOTHER MOST SWEET

(by St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, O. F. M. Cap.)

O Mother most sweet, make me love Jesus! Pour into my soul that love which shone in Thine!Purify my heart so that I may know how to love Thy God and my God! Purify my mind so that I may be able to adore Him in spirit and truth! Purify my body so that I may be His living tabernacle!

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5-30-15 ~ so many Mary prayers to share before the end of the month ~ an extra one!

Dear Guardian of Mary

Dear Guardian of Mary! dear nurse of her Child! Life’s ways are full weary, the desert is wild. Bleak sands are all round us, no home can we see. Sweet Spouse of our Lady, we lean safe on thee.

For thou to the pilgrim art father and guide, And Jesus and Mary felt safe at thy side. O Glorious Patron, secure shall I be, Sweet Spouse of our Lady, if thou stay with me!

God chose thee for Jesus and Mary, wilt thou Forgive a poor exile fro choosing thee now? There’s no saint in heaven, St. Joseph like thee, Sweet Spouse of our Lady, do thou plead for me.

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5-29-15 Mary’s Month of May

THE PRAYER, SONG IN LATE SUMMER.

Soft and blue are thy robes, my Mother, Azure and clear as an angel’s eyes – Let me hide in them, oh, my Mother – Radiant Queen of the summer skies! Softly piled on the far horizon Smoky white clouds drifting here and there; These the border on your blue mantle – Mother most holy… Virgin most fair! Deep and blue and wide is the ocean – Deep as the call of its peace to me; Jeweled and shining… Thy veil, my Mother? Thy silvered veil, oh Star of the sea?

Robert, Cyril

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5-28-15 Mary’s Month of May

MARIAN PRAYER OF SAINT THERESE DE LISIEUX (A.D. 1873-1897)

The Depths of the Love of Your Heart Virgin full of grace, I know that at Nazareth you lived modestly, without requesting anything more. Neither ecstasies, nor miracles, nor other extra ordinary deeds enhanced your life, O Queen of the elect. The number of the lowly, “the little ones,” is very great on earth. They can raise their eyes to you without any fear.You are the incomparable Mother who walks with them along the common way to guide them to heaven. Beloved Mother, in this harsh exile, I want to live always with you and follow you every day. I am enraptured by the contemplation of you and I discover the depths of the love of your heart. All my fears vanish under your motherly gaze, which teaches me to weep and to rejoice!

IMG_1177 This work of art just makes me smile every time I pass by!

5-27-15 ~ Mary Mother of God.

THE PRAYER, STAR OF THE SEA.

Star of the Sea,

Light Our Way

Star of the Sea so radiant

in the glory of Gods Love,

Your crown outshining all the stars of heaven up above,

O, lovely Queen of Peace,

gowned in azure’s of the sea,

Help us find the way to Jesus,

in your wise serenity.

We ask you Pearl of Grace

to grant us vision, courage, will,

So ‘peace on earth’, that miracle,

at last might be fulfilled!

Dear Mother of the Church,

blessed beacon of God’s Light,

May you always guide your children

on the stormy seas of life.

Make our hearts into safe harbors,

where dear Jesus is received

Hear our prayer, O Spiritual Vessel,

Mother of God, Star of the Sea.

Two different pictures of Our Lady  Star of the Sea. This a title given to Mary since the early church. sm11 a7424849ffda62960748c10f83c230ca