I’d been going through a rough stretch with a feeling that something was missing causing emptiness and aching hunger inside me (Read about this in Part I here). I was plodding along in plans I’d dreamed up years ago, but nothing was going like I’d hoped. I was losing heart and feeling that insatiable, gnawing hunger for more.
I wasn’t sure what that more was, so when a friend suggested I find a spiritual advisor, I took his words to heart. Unfortunately, spiritual advisors aren’t easy to find, and I wasn’t sure where to begin.
Coincidentally (if you believe in coincidences, which I do not) a Marian consecration to Jesus was starting in a neighboring parish. It seemed to be the next best thing to having a spiritual advisor, and consecrating myself to Jesus through Mary seemed like a nice thing to do.
Besides, I’m a single Mom of five boys and will do pretty much anything for a night out! 😉
I was prepared to better love, honor, and learn about Mary. I was prepared to let her lead me to a greater understanding of her Son, my Savior. I was unprepared for what I encountered.Continue Reading