Thato's Journey in Faith

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Thato's Journey in Faith

Thato from South Africa shares her story with the Prelate of Opus Dei and the participants at the 2017 UNIV congress in Rome, describing how she...

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“May I never flutter again close to the ground”

My Lord Jesus, grant that I may feel your grace and second it in such a way that I empty my heart, so that you, my Friend, my Brother, my King, my God, my Love... may fill it! (The Forge, 913)

I see myself like a poor little bird, accustomed only to making short flights from tree to tree, or, at most, up to a third floor balcony. One day in its life it succeeded in reaching the roof of a modest building, that you could hardly call a skyscraper. And lo and behold, our little bird is snatched up by an eagle, who mistakes the bird for one of its own brood. In its powerful talons the bird is borne higher and higher, above the mountains of the earth and the snow‑capped peaks, above the...

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