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Devotions to the Virgin Mary, continued.

Prayer, O intemerata ... Inclina, continued.



The author invokes their spiritual relationship to God the Father and Son, expressed through Christ's words on the cross to the Virgin: 'Woman, behold thy son'; and to St John: 'Behold thy mother' (John, 19:26, 27). He commends his body and soul to them, asking that throughout his life, inwardly and outwardly, they may be his guardians and intercessors for him with God. In the belief that whatever they request of God is granted ...


Burnet Psalter image.  Aberdeen University Library 1998

michi opem tuam cum ipsa conferre digneris. O due\ gemme celestes Maria et Iohannes, o duo lumi\naria divinitus ante deum lucencia vestris ra\diis scelerum meorum effugate nubila. Vos\ enim estis illi duo in quibus deus pater per fili\um suum specialiter <spiritualiter> edificavit sibi domum. Et\ in quibus ipse filius dei ob sincerissime virgini\tatis meritum dilectionis sue confirmavit pri\vilegium ut in cruce pendens uni vestrum di\cens, Mulier ecce filius tuus, deinde ad alium <discipulo>,\ Ecce mater tua. In huius ergo tam sacratissi\mi amoris dulcedine qua tunc hore domi\nico velut mater et filius adinvicem coniuncti\ estis vobis duobus ego miserrimus peccator\ commendo hodie corpus meum et animam meam\ ut in omnibus horis atque momentis vite\ mee interius et exterius firmi custodes et pii\ apud deum intercessores michi existere dignemi\ni. Credo, enim firmiter et indubitanter fate\or quia velle vestrum velle dei est et nolle vestrum\ nolle dei est. Unde quicquid ab illo petitis si\



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