But let's get talking about Nutella & Mary. Because what could be better? Right???
While studying in Europe, Nutella was my constant companion.
|Totally enjoying a PB&N sandwich in St. Peter's Square|
while waiting for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
to fly away in a helicopter.
Michele Ferrero. I had never heard of this guy until he died.
But when he died, on February 14, 2015, I learned some interesting things:
- He made Nutella what it is today
- He had a mega-huge devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Take a look at the article by The Economist to read more about it! (Warning: You will want to eat chocolate and/or Nutella after reading this)
|What if the creator of Nutella|
once stood at this very spot
(where Mary appeared &
We can't just desire holiness and virtue as a nice little idea. We instead need to act according to our desire for holiness. If we want to be devoted to Mary, we need to act like it-talk with Mary, ask for help, imitate her virtues, you get the gist. Today, don't just want to become holy; act like it! Yes, it's hard. It's a challenge. But we can keep working towards this goal.
Also, shameless promotion: I totally blogged about this kind of topic other day for Jason Evert's website, so if you're interested, hop on over there! (Even if you don't want to read my article, you should check out his website anyway, because it's really cool)