Monday, May 4, 2015
By Sister Laura Zelten
In last Sunday's Gospel, Jesus gave us another powerful image of our relationship with Him. He is the vine and we are the branches. Our life comes from Him and we are as connected to Jesus as a branch is to its vine. The only way we can bear fruit is to remain connected with Him.
We know the many things which threaten that connection. There are times we feel that we are withering, cut off from the real source of our life.
Today we reflect on this mystery and its reality in our lives. We ask for the grace to remain in Jesus and to let Him remain in us so that we might bear much fruit, together with Him.
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