Sunday, December 12, 2010

Happy Gaudete Sunday!

And Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe! :)

What a wonderful day! 

Here's part of the reflection for today from the Advent volume of the In Con.versation with God books:

"Let us ready for Christmas by being close to Our Lady.  Let us try, as well, to get ready for the Holy Season by encouraging an atmosphere of Christian peace where we live and work, and by doing all we can in small ways to bring pleasure and affection to those around us.  People need to be convinced that Christ has really been born in Bethlehem, and few things are more convincing than the habitual happiness of the Christian, even in the midst of pain and contradictions.  Our Lady knew many such contradictions when she came to Bethlehem tired out and after such a long journey, and unable to find a place fit for the birth of her Son.  But these problems did not cause her to lose her joy when God became Man, and dwelt amongst us.

Those are words I needed to hear! :)  
Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, pray for us!


  1. Thank you very much for sharing this. Its beautiful on this amazing day.

    I am right now hearing the fireworks on her behalf in the Mexico city sky =)

  2. Wow! That must be so beautiful! :) I'm jealous!