Lol! But then… Donkeys and Jesus

Donkeys, always with the Holy Family, know the entirety of the hell the Holy Family went through. Behold, the reality of a donkey with the Holy Family, with Mary being the Ark of The Covenant:

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I love it.

Mind you, if you think the donkey is scowling and is upset with his burden, no no, it’s not that way; instead, the donkey knows he’s on a forced journey bringing the Holy Family into exile in Egypt because of Herod murdering all the boys in Bethlehem in order to kill Jesus. The donkey, hardly upset with the Holy Family, is practicing his situational awareness. Gooood donkeeey!

This is my life while bringing Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament on my far flung Communion Calls to shut-ins, to those in Rehabs and Nursing Homes and Hospitals. I hope Jesus thinks I’m a gooood donkeeey! ;-)

And if anyone needs reminding about the great situational awareness of any good donkey, remember that donkeys are put in with flocks of sheep as they are superb at protecting the flock from predators. All priests should be gooood donkeeeys!

DONKEY FOX

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Filed under Adoration, Donkeys, Jesus, Priesthood

2 responses to “Lol! But then… Donkeys and Jesus

  1. nancyv

    Never a more insightful, sublime example of God’s awesomeness and humility in the donkey…and His holy priests. Made my day.
    “When fishes flew and forests walked…”

  2. Gina Nakagawa

    The photograph reminds us that we need more and more good “donkey” priests supported by good “donkey” laity to free the Church from the “wolves” and “coyotes” attacking her from all sides! Thank you, Father.

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