Two quick meditation from prayer books I’ve written:
I don’t know if you can pick up on it or not, but the second is intended to be a play on our sometimes-reluctance to go to Mass, experienced on a sleepy morning, especially with sleepy kids objecting.
Temptation to stay away creeps up, but then we remember – and Eucharist is an act of remembering, in that particular way in which the remembering joins us to the reality, very present, very Really Present.
So we meet the temptation in ourselves and others, we remember Who meets us and what He has done for us, and of course, yes, we want to go.
From Friendship with Jesus –
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