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Consecration and Moonflowers and Mary Coloring Page

Have you made Saint Louis Marie de Montfort's Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary?  I thought I had years ago when my husband and I were first married.  Our parish priest did a beautiful consecration with our congregation after mass one Sunday.  We all went to confession.  Some of us did a General Confession where you confess all of the sins of your whole life.  Whew!  That was a long confession!  But recently a very nice friend recommended that I do the Total Consecration.   After a bit of investigation I realized I had not done the "official" Total Consecration because I have no memory of ever doing the 33 days of preparation.  That is not unusual.  Today while drawing my Moon flowers and Mary coloring page, I went to the kitchen five times to get a round object to trace for a halo for the Virgin Mary.  Four times I came back with a piece of Mexican Monterrey Jack cheese (which tastes suspiciously like white cheddar).  Finally I came back with the top of an old f…