February 11, 2014
(Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes)
How lovely is your dwelling place, Lord, mighty God!
My soul yearns and pines for the courts of the LORD.
My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Ps 84
The loveliness of the Lord is not necessarily best found in nature, although worldly nature – the stars, the sun and moon, the endless variety of plants and wildlife, the breathtaking landscapes and the awe-striking forces of nature can be quite lovely.
The loveliness of the Lord is not necessarily best found the works of man – the towering buildings, the graceful bridges, the deep mines, the endless means of transportation though they too can be quite awe inspiring.
The loveliness of the Lord can be best found, though, in His dwelling place – that’s you and me, beloved. He can be found in the poor man and the rich woman, the Black man, the little child, the Caucasian and the Indian, the Asiatic and the Eskimo, the genius and the simple minded, the crippled and the athlete.
How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord!!
And how we yearn for you!
Link to movie – (Bernadette Soubirou) . . .
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