"Forgiveness Is Divine" - An inspirational poem for Saturday, October 6th

"Forgiveness Is Divine" - An inspirational poem for Saturday, October 6th

Forgiveness Is Divine


Some people view forgiveness,
As a virtue for the weak.
An act of Mercy undeserved,
That serves no useful need.

They stand firmly in their judgment,
And won't consider a mistake.
They prefer to hold a senseless grudge,
Than accept amends when made.

They feel they have some Godly right,
To reject and criticize.
They're possessed by righteous anger,
And consumed by pointless pride.

They're focused on how they've been wronged,
And won't be made the fool again.
So they feel they must avenge themselves,
By refusing to give in.

They will sacrifice their family,
Or forsake a long, time friend.
Do anything they have to do,
To be the winner in the end.

Or perhaps it's that they can't resolve,
The depth of all their hurt.
Caused when someone that they've trusted,
Left them questioning their worth.

But no matter why the struggle,
Out of pride or out of fear.
Not being able to forgive,
Can cause the loss of ones most dear.

Yes, forgiveness is a virtue,
They even say it is divine.
But more than that it sets you free,
From what weighs you down inside.

The best way to approach this life,
Is to ask forgiveness and to forgive.
There's a balance to this crazy world,
So live and just let live.

3 comments (Add your own)

1. Aria wrote:
I love this poem. it makes a lot of sense and its all mostly true. I was looking up poems for and English project and came across this. I was wondering if maybe you could help me with my analysis about this poem. I would like to get help putting my thoughts it too words that I cant express myself. ive had a rough time lately with getting and giving forgiveness. if you could email me that would be great. I can email you my paper so far.

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