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3/14 Do we always pray in whatever mood we may be in – cold, hard, tempted?

3/14 Do we always pray, in whatever mood we may be—cold, hard, tempted?

J_St Paul and Cross

St. Paul:
God forbid that I should glory in anything 
save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Galatians 6:14

Reflections and Practices  (excerpt from the Hours of the Passion)

In the second hour in Gethsemane, all sins from all times, past, present and future, present themselves before Jesus, and He loads upon Himself all these sins to give complete Glory to the Father. So, Jesus Christ Expiated, Prayed, and felt all our moods in His Heart without ever ceasing to Pray. And we, do we always pray, in whatever mood we may be—cold, hard, tempted? Do we give Jesus the pains of our soul as reparation and as relief in order to copy Him completely within us, thinking that each mood of ours is a pain of Jesus? As a pain of Jesus, we must place it around Him to compassionate Him and relieve Him. And if possible we must say to Him, “You have suffered too much. Take rest, and we will suffer in Your place.”

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