Father, forgive them

Crown of Thorns

“Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.” (Luke 23,34)

Words about forgiveness are easily said
to disciples on a mountain,
who wait a teacher’s wisdom.

But how do you say them
when mocked and cursed
and crowned with thorns,
nails in your hands and feet,
and soul raw with hurt?

How do you say them?

2 thoughts on “Father, forgive them

  1. Edward.Fullerton

    How indeed Fr Victor.Although I am dismayed by your using mao.zehdong a an example ,when despots like him are the enemy of Christianity !. Never do I cease to be amazed

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