What do you notice about these pictures I took about a week ago? Do you see the AURA, a sort of light or mist, around the lilies? When I took the pictures, I saw this “mist" in the camera lens, but I thought is was my eyes or imagination. (I have not been able to duplicate this.)
And this image below? No aura. We surmise that it is because Our Lady is back in her “summer home" - her place of honor near the fence and flowers where she is placed when winter has passed ~ now, she replaces the cloud. Perhaps there is a natural explanation, but one thing is for sure: Divine Providence is at work!! It is undoubtedly a sign. This glow is a manifestation of Our Lady - that wherever she visits, Her holy fragrance permeates the area and she always leaves special graces. It's up to us to accept them and respond.
In researching Our Lady and light - I stumbled upon an approved apparition Of Our Lady to a pious lady in Italy in 1722. “The Virgin appeared in a glorious light, surrounded by a host of seraphim and was extremely beautiful. She wore an imperial crown and had a girdle adorned with jewels that surpassed the beauty of the stars. On her shoulders was a blue mantle. On her left arm, she carried the Child Jesus. With her right hand, she lifted a sinful soul from the horrible throat of Hell, keeping it from falling back in. On the other side, a kneeling angel held up a basket filled with hearts, which he presented to the Divine Child in His mother's arms. He took the hearts one at a time and inflamed them with his love. The Virgin Mary said she wished to be called Maria Madre Santissima del Lume (Mary Most Holy Mother of Light), and repeated it three times, and said not to forget that." To make a long story short, an artist painted the vision which was guided by Our Lady herself, and this painting was carried by Father Genovesi, SJ missionary priest wherever he preached. “According to tradition, the visitation of the picture would always result in great love and devotion to the Virgin, thereby making it very difficult for the people to part with the picture. This started the practice of leaving a faithful copy of the picture in the chapel or church of the place visited by Father Genovesi." For the rest of the story, see:
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