Anne

I am devastated.  But as I wept over losing daily Mass, Jesus showed me that it was a share in His pain over those who do not see the value of Mass, who do not regularly attend even Sunday Mass.  My longing for Him, aching to be with Him and to receive Him, was a share in His longing for people to come visit Him, His pain when He sits waiting in empty churches, waiting in Tabernacles, waiting in Adoration chapels… waiting and longing for souls… waiting and longing for people to come to Him, to acknowledge Him, to know their need for Him…

It does not take away the ache or the emptiness, but it helps me to consent to it, to desire to feel that longing for Him and to not grow numb.  It helps me to remain with Him even while remaining (sacramentally) without Him.