If you haven’t yet been doing anything special, now’s the time to start. Or, perhaps you were doing something special but have lost your momentum. Now’s the time to change your game plan and pick up the pace.
This week on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air Show, we chatted about Our Lady of Ransom and our own need for ransom. Listen to the podcast here.
In a nutshell, sin and laxity make us prisoners to the evil one and stop us from freely, joyfully, following Christ. Calling upon Our Lady for her motherly care and intercession will loosen the bindings that hold us back.
The Dove, in her staggering sorrow, sighs in an attempt to call out to the Father for consolation and strength. Her sigh signals her dependency on him, and her desperate need to feel his love.
At the same time, her sigh draws the Father to her, since he cannot resist her call.