February 21, 2013 - To Jesus through Mary

In the first reading today, Queen Esther intercedes to God for her people, the chosen people who are in exile and who are in danger of being exterminated.  She prays with deep desire and surrender: “God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and God of Jacob, blessed are you.  Help me, who am alone and have no help but you, for I am taking my life in my hand.”  She is risking her very life, surrendering with trust to God whom she knows will not abandon her.

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