Although suffering is not desired, only with the cross the depths and riches of God’s wisdom can be reached; as a Lord’s comfort in solitude, the way of the cross becomes a wound with love of God, but souls, created for divine greatness, claim miserable goods and entertain themselves in squalor.
Blind before the light and deaf to powerful voices, they do not realize that, while seeking earthly greatness and glory, they remain ignorant and unworthy of heavenly treasures.
Christ shows and explains God’s love for wanting to unite us in the Church, where the union of love and the image of the Beloved are alive, so much to tell that the Beloved lives in the lover and the lover in the Beloved; living in each other in possession, abandonment, exchange, they become one for the transformation of love.
The Redeemer, Who is just and without sin, has taken over human responsibility to atone for sin; He justifies by Baptism, but He leaves man the ability to act with good will and to fulfill the will of the Father.
The Spirit “comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes with inexpressible groans” (Rom 8:26), with figures and similarities to tell us utter mysteries and relate us with the One who gives divine life.