Thursday, December 22, 2016

Charles de Foucauld, Brother Charles of Jesus

Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916)

"Father, I abandon myself into your hands; Do with me what you will. Whatever you may do I thank you; I am ready for all, I accept all, let only your will be done in me, and in all your creations.

I wish no more than this O Lord. Into your hands I commend my soul; I offer it to you with all the love of my heart, for I love you Lord and so need to give myself, to surrender myself into your hands, without reserve and with boundless confidence, for you are my Father."

~ Brother Charles of Jesus, 1896, from a meditation on Luke 23:46