Secret Way of the Enclosed Garden – LXXXVII

PART II

 

THE TRUE DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN OF THE HOLY SLAVERY OF LOVE

 

CHAPTER I

CHOICE OF THE TRUE OR PERFECT DEVOTION

We have reached the culminating and decisive point, the heart of the question, the crossroads.  The moment has come when Blessed de Montfort unveils his thought, divulges the secrets which he has promised and announced, solves the problem, chooses the true way.

There are several true devotions to the Blessed Virgin, for I am not concerned here with such as are false.’  And forthwith he points them out.

We must go and we wish to go to God.  We must then choose and take their means which will lead us there.  We find these means in Mary, but in varying degree, according to the extent of our devotion to her.  We must then choose and adopt that devotion to the Blessed Virgin that will bring us most perfectly to the aim that we have in view, to our purpose, our end.

(To be continued.)

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