When I requested a rose from St Thérèse, I felt a mix of doubt and hope. Was I relying too heavily on the saints instead of on God Himself?
Do you long to return to the Mass? In Austria, we will be able to physically attend Mass from May 15th. While my initial reaction was one of joy, I started to question if there will be lasting changes in what I admit are often spiritually lazy ways.
When I said, “Mary, help me to be more like you,” I saw myself as too headstrong, stubborn, judgmental and impatient. How could I possibly become like Mary?