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Leaning on His Heart
DECEMBER 27, 2018/OUR FRANCISCAN FIAT 
This morning was interesting, to say the least…
After filling in briefly for a co-worker who wasn’t able to make it in, I trudged through the snow, myself, on foot.  (My winter boots were better at deep snow travel than some car tires.)  I walked in tire tracks of larger vehicles that had braved the snowy side roads ahead of me, and made my way to St. Michael’s Church for Mass....
Thank you, Sister! That was beautiful. I too want to lean on His Heart. Sacred Heart of Jesus, King and Centre of all hearts, have mercy upon us.
“Who is this that cometh up from the desert, flowing with delights, leaning upon her beloved?....”  (Cantic. 8:5)
(01-09-2019, 04:39 AM)Credidi Propter Wrote: [ -> ]“Who is this that cometh up from the desert, flowing with delights, leaning upon her beloved?....”  (Cantic. 8:5)

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(01-12-2019, 01:02 PM)osfhank Wrote: [ -> ]
(01-09-2019, 04:39 AM)Credidi Propter Wrote: [ -> ]“Who is this that cometh up from the desert, flowing with delights, leaning upon her beloved?....”  (Cantic. 8:5)

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It is the Church who comes up from the desert, leaning on the beloved who is Christ.
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