John 19:26-27 When Jesus then saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He said to His mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then He said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” From that hour the disciple took her into his own household.
Jesus gave us His mother as our spiritual mother. Jesus is God. Mary is His mother, therefore, Mary is the Mother of God. God asks us to honor our father and mother. He honors His own mother and listens to her. Jesus brought His mother to heaven with Him. She intercedes for us and leads us to her Son, Jesus. I honor his mother and I ask for her prayers, just like I ask you to pray for me. Mary listens. She cares for us as our spiritual mother. She is always there to listen.
It occurs to me that the devil doesn’t like the close relationship Mary has with Jesus. He also knows how influential she is. If the devil can make us think Mary is insignificant, then he cuts us off from the Spiritual mother who cares for us and can lead us close to her Son, Jesus.
I love the Hail Mary prayer. “Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen”
I say this prayer knowing who Mary is; the mother of God. I worship her Son Jesus. When you are troubled, remember to ask me to pray for you. Remember to ask Mary to pray for you. Mary listens and Jesus listens to His Mother. God Bless You and may Mary pray for your needs.