11/26/2013 (1 year ago)
Harvesting the Fruits of contemplation (harvestingthefruitsofcontemplation.blogspot.com/)
CANASTOTA, NY - There are a number of things our Church must do to correct this horrible
reality. Let me highlight one - promotion of and participation
in Eucharistic Adoration.
May the following words of those who come to spend an hour with Him each week encourage others to go, visit and believe:
Adoration has the peace the world cannot give. It's like you're in a bubble of grace. The pressures and anxieties I bring in with me are diminished while I'm in here. When I leave, I feel reassured and renewed. The more I go to Adoration the more time I need. An hour is not enough. After nearly a week I'm hungry for this oasis of peace.
When I think of all the hours that Jesus is in Church alone, I am so happy to spend this time with Him.
Adoration is a powerful time of prayer and healing. It is a time of relaxing with Jesus. It is an addiction - I find that I now feel "empty" if I miss a time of adoration. Adoration is a weekly routine to be in touch with Jesus who loves us and wants to hear our requests as God's own adopted children.
For me Adoration is peace and tranquility - closeness to Jesus that cannot be described. It brings tears to my eyes.
At first I came to adore Jesus because He should never be left alone but soon I realized I am the one who benefits. I come week after week no matter what mood I am in. Jesus is there for me. I sometimes come when I don't want to come but Jesus is always welcoming me. He listens and He gives me strength and peace and happiness.He gets me through the week.
My hour of Adoration is my special time that I set aside for God. I make time for everything else in my life. I feel I need to make time for Him too, to give thanks for all He has done for us.
Adoration is a powerful time of prayer and healing
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