On today, Mary’s day, here are some thoughts from Paul Claudel:
Midday. I see the open church.
It draws me within.
I did not come, Mother of Jesus Christ,
I have nothing to offer you.
Nor to ask of you.
I only come, O my Mother,
To gaze at you,
To see you, to cry simply out of joy.
Because I know that I am your child,
And that you are there.
~ Paul Claudel