"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do"
"Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise"
"Jesus said to his mother: "Woman, this is your son." Then he said to the disciple: "this is your mother"
"And about 3 o'clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice: "Eli, Eli, lema sabackthani?" which means "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"
Mathew 27:46, Mark 15:34
"It is finished", "it is accomplished"
"Jesus, cried out in a loud voice, "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit"
Amidst the tremendous pain and suffering....
"Forgiveness" is the first lesson of Jesus on the Cross
May this Easter be a time for renewals:
for ourselves and for others.