Forgiveness

Good Friday is a stark reminder
Of the triumph of good over evil
Of forgiveness over real anger
Of love over jealousy and cruelty

Going through the Agony Service
And the touching homilies delivered
By a young and enthusiastic priest
A feeling of sadness descended on me

How many of us believe in tit for tat
We just have to react to any action that
Affects us and if it remotely hurts or annoys
We ensure that we make a fair bit of noise

Looking at the crucifix standing before me
I wonder how the Lord was so kind
Despite the blasphemy the cruelty and the pain
He died with words of forgiveness on his parched lips

by Sandra Martyres

Comments (1)

Spiritually touched... No better example to convey then the crucifix... thanks for sharing