Gethsemane

 

Jesus en oracion en el huerto

Oración en el Huerto, art by Vicente López Portaña (1806) Valencia, Spain

 

My Beloved,
I sit quietly
by Your side.

You gaze at me
I gaze at You.

That is all I yearn for,
to be present
and be in Your Presence.

Rabboni,
the Passover Meal  
has finished.
Now You are alone
with the Alone.

This night of grief
has just begun
and is so long. . .
The weight of Your sorrow
is so unimaginable.

Yet, You remain
still
in communion with
Your Father.

Beloved,
the angel is nearby
to give You
strength.

My sweet Jesus,
let me dry Your tears,
let me console Your Sacred Heart
in silent love
till dawn comes.

 

~ My Personal Reflection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 thoughts on “Gethsemane

  1. Virginia

    Beautiful, Patty – just beautiful. May Our Lady of Sorrows strengthen our resolve to stand with Jesus Christ this day & let His love touch the suffering bits of our lives & others. A blessed Good Friday to you! 🌹🙏🌹

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