I know that some of you believe that by loving Mary too much, you are taking away from Jesus. I understand some are concerned that by loving Mary, God in his jealousy might call down fire from Heaven and you will be toast. The Bible even says that God is a “jealous God” (Nahum 1:2), but I wouldn’t let this bother you because there is no indicat...ion in Scripture that Jesus was ever jealous of His Mother Mary. For those concerned about loving Mary too much, remember this, no matter how much you love Mary, you will never love Mary more than Jesus loves her. Jesus is not committing sin by loving his Mother Mary and we don’t commit sin by loving Jesus’ Mother Mary either. .
I understand that there are people who think we should only favor Jesus alone; we should not favor Mary. In fact to favor her is considered by some to be idolatry. However; in the Bible, God favored Mary and I don't think He was committing idolatry when He did so and neither are we when we favor Mary; "Mary, for you have found favor with God" (Lk 1:30). For those concerned that Mary takes away from Jesus; remember this, Mary never took any thing away from Jesus, in fact if we know our Bible, we will discover that Mary is the one who gives us Jesus; you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus" (Lk 1:30). And it was this same Mary who points us to Jesus; “Do whatever He [Jesus] tells you” (Jn 2-5). You don’t love Jesus more by loving Mary less. Jesus loves His Mother Mary more than any of us ever will and we should love her as well.
Amy and Andrew J. DiMaggio Jr of LaPlace don't have to be told that their 1-year old daughter Anna Maria is special. They get a glimpse of it every day when the toddler walks out to the front yard of the house and begins an animated conversation with the Blessed Mother. "Whenever she is with us in the front yard, she will always stop playing at some point and walk up to our statue of Mary," DiMaggio said. "In this photo, she was holding her hands up and talking to Mary in her own Babble language. We hope that this picture will inspire your readers remember the words of Jesus who said that to enter the Kingdom of Heaven we need be must be open as a child."