We get less than we deserve
It very often happens that when we have a little opportunity to do our own will, we can become much closer to the Lord by accepting his. In the book of the prophet Ezra, we read something that we need to dwell on very often. Ezra says: 'We have suffered for our evil deeds and for our great guilt, although our God has punished us less than our iniquities deserve.' Indeed, if we are honest, we will admit that we all receive fewer blows than we deserve.