Friday, June 12, 2015

return to the heart

May we alway seek refuge in the Sacred Heart of Jesus. His love for us is deeper than any ocean... How he longs for us to return to his Heart! 

A few days ago, I read a meditation that talked about how, just as the blood in our bodies always returns to the heart, so we should always return to Jesus’ Heart.

I like the image that brings to mind – that we are like drops of blood, circulating through the body of Christ, always flowing back to his Sacred Heart. It’s a beautiful way to be reminded that if we strive to follow the path of Christ, we are united to him in everything – in our joys, our struggles, our outright sufferings. We are always able to seek the refuge of his Sacred Heart, as he loves us beyond the depth of the deepest ocean. Even in our failings, he says, as through the prophet Hosea, “My heart is overwhelmed, my pity is stirred. I will not give vent to my blazing anger, I will not destroy Ephraim again; for I am God and not a man, the Holy One present among you; I will not let the flames consume you.” 

Lord Jesus, may we be your Precious Blood in the world, circulating through your Body however you will - but always returning to your Heart, the source of all love, all joy. "Make our hearts like unto Thine.." 

Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us! 

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