"Father, Forgive Them...

"Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do."
Matchless words of Jesus on the cross! And yet how few
Of us who, spared His anguish, have the grace just to forgive
The trifling hurts that come to us from those with whom we live.
Oh, when we pray, "Forgive our debts," do we fulfill our part
By canceling and blotting out, the debt that mars the heart?
The only way to triumph o'er the wrongs that Life must give
Is, bear the Cross, and learn the hardest lesson: To Forgive.

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