Bending the Law

Bending the Law

Has the law demanding “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” ever brought about a peaceful and lasting solution to any of the woes in this world?

Is it not rather in bending to mercy and forgiveness, that the law finds its true fulfilment and for man, a realisation of his nobler self?

Photo:
The placard reads “Please do not lean cycles against this wall”. Cambridge, UK

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“If you, LORD, keep account of sins,
Lord, who can stand?

But with you is forgiveness and
so you are revered.”
~ Psalm 130:3-4

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