I Beseech Thee,
most sweet Lord Jesus
that Thy Passion may be to me power
by which I may be strengthened,
protected and defended.
May Thy wounds be to me food
and drink by which I may be nourished,
inebriated, and delighted.
May the sprinkling of Thy Blood be to me
an ablution for all my sins.
May Thy death prove for me unfailing life,
and may Thy Cross be to me eternal glory.
In these be my refreshment,
joy, health, and delight of my heart:
Thou who livest and reignest forever.
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Blood of Christ, inebriate me!
Inebriate me with Your Love,
that I may be absorbed in Your interests and Your Will.
Absorbed so as to be unmindful of my ills and petty cares.
Unmindful of weariness and pain,
heartache, and disappointment.
Heedless of the lash of cruel words,
and patient under ... continue reading
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