Love is a Blessing

I wrote this poem when I fell in love with someone, only to realize that she has fallen in love with my friend.

Forgiveness (3)

“Please, let me go,” he pleaded. I looked down at him in his miserable state. “I don’t belong in that gang, I don’t belong in any gang anymore. Please,” he continued.

Forgiveness (2)

How can we find the strength to forgive? On the cross, Jesus prayed with his dying breath, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” This man, who had done no wrong in his life,

Forgiveness (1)

The world is in need of forgiveness, now more than ever. In times of crisis, one’s first instinct is to shift the blame to someone else, or when an appropriate scapegoat is discovered,