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When hope embarks on this passage it crosses the sea with its first ardour, having no care at all for the body nor deliberating in itself as to whether or no its labour begun will in any wise succeed.
( Isaac . EFP. 244)
God commands that we should undertake the work with readiness to die for the sake of pleasing Him, & He promises to crown the faithful laborer with the honour of martyrdom.
EFP . 246