and he taught us to have compassion
to do good works was correct action
but they must be with the right intention.
“No matter how good the work may be,
no matter what solace it may bring.
unless our intention is super –
natural, the greater good is not done.”
The lesson cannot be minimized
-Charity towards the marginalized-
the needy must have our agency
the needy need our advocacy
anguish and pain are all about us
we cannot dismiss without a fuss,
these aches we must heartily embrace
with genuine honesty and grace.
Jesus declares and gives no redress
for hardened hearts to cries of distress
Jesus blesses acting sincerely
and embracing the needy dearly
 Father Judge Meditations p76: line 6-7