The Heart of Jesus therefore lives in the Eucharist, since His body is alive there. It is true that we can neither feel nor see that divine Heart, but things are pretty much the same for all men. This principle of life must be mysterious and veiled; to uncover it would kill it. We can conclude to its existence only from the effects it produces. A man does not ask to see the heart of a dear friend; one word is enough to tell him of his love. But how will the divine Heart of Jesus make itself known? It manifests itself to us by the sentiments with which it inspires us; that should suffice. Besides, who could contemplate the beauty and the goodness of the divine Heart? Who could stand the brightness of its glory, the consuming and devouring flames of this fire of love? Who would dare look at this divine
on which is written its gospel of love in letters which its love has its
throne, and its goodness all its treasures? Who would want to penetrate into
the very sanctuary of the Godhead? The Heart of Jesus! Why, it is the heaven of
heavens, in which God Himself dwells and finds His delights! Ark
No! We do not see the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus! But we possess it; it is ours!
(St. Peter Julian Eymard)