It has become my personal memento mori.
“I am all the family you need”– it’s both an assurance of God’s presence with and within me but also a calling out and beyond. Everything of this life passes. All of my relationships here will pass, even those that bring me closer to Christ. Of course, those will be renewed in heaven, but they mean nothing if they do not get me there. Again, as St. Teresa of Avila says, “God alone suffices.”
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