O Blessed Mother   1 comment

The Madonna in Sorrow, by Sassoferrao, 17th Century

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

You learned you were pregnant

Outside of wedlock?

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

The anonymous, thronging crowds

Ignored you in your hour of need in Bethlehem?

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

You experienced birth pangs,

As well as the stresses of parenthood?

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

Your eldest son confused you,

Then seemed to reject you?

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

You watched your eldest son die?

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

You buried your eldest son?

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

You discovered your resurrected son?

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O Blessed Mother,

How did you feel when

You ascended and became

Queen of Heaven?

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O Blessed Mother,

Strong and humble,

Faithful and human,

Intercede for us.

Amen.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

MAY 30, 1997 COMMON ERA

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Adapted from this post:

http://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2010/07/17/o-blessed-mother/

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Posted November 18, 2011 by neatnik2009 in John, John 15, Luke 1, Luke 2, Luke 24, Mark, Matthew, Matthew 27

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