Merriam Webster defines mercy as compassion or forbearanc; lenient or compassionate treatment; a blessing that is an act of divine favor or compassion; a fortunate circumstance; or compassionate treatment of those in distress.
In “Seeking Mercy, Seeking Home” Rev. Erika A. Hewitt discusses immigration and mercy.
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Mercy is defined in the dictionary as “compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one’s power to punish or harm.”
What does Mercy mean to you? Is mercy something we do? Is mercy just for the Divine?
Here is some beautiful music to listen to while thinking about mercy.
Seeking Mercy, Seeking a Home by Erika Hewitt
May we learn mercy. May we breathe it in ourselves and breathe it out for others.
What does mercy mean to you? How can we be merciful in our daily lives? Who do we need to give mercy to? Who do we need mercy from?