2/23 REFLECTIONS AND PRACTICES From the Eighth Hour of the Passion

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Jesus promptly gave Himself into the hands of the enemies, seeing the Will of the Father in His enemies.

In the deceptions, in the betrayals of creatures, are we ready to forgive as Jesus forgave?  Do we take from the hands of God all the evil that we receive from creatures?  Are we ready to do all that Jesus wants from us?  In the crosses, in the strains, can we say that our patience imitates that of Jesus? 

My chained Jesus, may Your chains bind my heart and keep it still, to make it ready to suffer everything You want.