There is so much more to each moment than we will ever know. While I can’t take all of life in, I can try to look closely at what is right in front of me.
May I love others with my eyes.
Then, opening their treasure chests, the Magi offered Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew 2: 11b (NRSV)
Invitation To Pray:
Bring to mind and heart someone who needs your love. If using your eyes were the only way you could pray, how would you? Do so!
A Magi kneels before Jesus (on his mother’s lap) in the Life of the Virgin Window (1217-1220) in the south choir ambulatory at the Chartres Cathedral in France. This scene is on the right side of the seventh row from the bottom/third row from the top.
Other Posts in This Series:
Life of Mary (1): Mary’s Birth
Life of Mary (2) Mary’s First Bath
Life of Mary (3): Willing
Life of Mary (4): The Word
Life of Mary (5): Surprise!
Life of Mary (6): Wedding
Life of Mary (7): Yes
Life of Mary (8): Friendship
The Nativity: Animal Companions
Life of Mary (9): Announcement to the Shepherds
Life of Mary (10): The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
Life of Mary (11): Fear
Life of Mary (12): Caught in the Middle