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Mary’s Song

Mother Mary Collage

Mother Mary’s song: “My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord”

“When you behold everything as God, you are always in a worshipful mood. When there are no feelings of otherness, your whole life becomes an act of worship, a form of prayer, a song of praise.”

—Amma, “Awaken Children!”. Vol IX, pg 151

This statue and the tree images were taken at the Poor Clares monastery, Immaculate Heart Monastery. I took the photos of the trees from inside the chapel.


Be Lovers of Your Souls


This evening, I attended the 6th day of a 9-day prayer devotion to St. Clare of Assisi at a Poor Clare monastery. Right after the adoration of Christ in the form of consecrated bread, a priest gave a talk about St. Clare’s final words. I believe that her purity and constant love for God and others gave her words a lot of power. It must have been something she prayed each day in some form or other. Her presence was so palpable and living in the priest’s speaking of her words:

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