"and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, 'Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted (and you yourself a sword will pierce) so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.'" Luke 2:34-35
1. In what ways am I guarding my heart?
2. Have I closed myself off to friends, family, or God?
3. Is God calling me to release anything?
I found this statue of Mary's heart being peirced by a sword in a church in Assisi - just had to post it!