Flower in the Sun @Poetry #Christian Poetry

Make me as a flower in sun and rain.
May I, as by nature, turn to follow You
In Your course throughout my life.
Let Your holy, healing waters penetrate my being,
As roots planted securely in Your Providential soil,
Drink of Your constant streams.
As it is Your nature to water and supply,
May I by Rebirth,
Unfurl my gowns to Solomon’s delight.

By Joann Nelander

Saturday in the 11th week of Ordinary Time or St. Paulinus of Nola, B or Sts. John Fisher, B & M, and Thomas More,M or Blessed Virgin Mary, Midday Prayer

http://divineoffice.org/?date=20190622

Defending Celibacy—Again!

https://youtu.be/Utjm-O4qXtI

Archbishop Vigano Interview AND Cd. Burke & Bp. Schneider Issue 40 Points

https://youtu.be/a2QSLKPrPVI

Cardinal Burke Challenges Amazon Synod

https://youtu.be/4K_wZjqjLd

In Humble Expectation

My Jesus, I wait in humble expectation,
For the fulfillment of Your desires for me.
The Father wills,
That You be all in all in me
What will I look like,
When You fully reign in my heart?
How have I distorted Your Image?
How do I hold You at bay?
The most beautiful monstrance,
Without You at its center, is empty.
Shine out of me.
Be the heart of me.
Be Lord of this manor.
Be heart, hearth and home.
Draw the world to Your Table.
Feed the world with your Holy Bread.
Flesh and Blood, You,
Penetrate the Gift of Life.
With ever new hope in me,
You wait to fulfill all You Promise.
You are my Sweet Salvation
Given as unmerited and undeserved gift.
Believing and bowing low,
I am lifted!
Touching the hem of Your garment
My faith finds Your favor.
Holiness of the forgiven sinner,
Live the fullness of Your Life in me.
© 2016 Joann Nelander