“Christ shines into the bottom of the humble heart; for Christ is always moved by helplessness whenever a man complains of it and lays it before Him with humility.”
-Blessed Jan Van Ruysbroeck
Am I willing to admit that I am helpless? Where am I helpless today? Can I lay it before Christ and wait patiently for His light to shine within me that I might find His way and His truth?
Chapter One Page 19 The Special Call and Gift of Woman The Blessed Mother: The Perfect Model of WomanhoodIt is the Blessed Virgin Mary, the one who was filled with the very life of God, who best models for us how to live out the fullness of our feminine nature. It is she who shows us how to permeate our culture with the living Word of God. The Blessed Mother perfectly demonstrates both physical and spiritual motherhood. What was it that took place within Mary during those nine months when she was with child?