A father holds onto his daughter. In the dire conditions of the camp, the daughter trusts him to protect her, care for her, and is held by his determination to build a better future for them both.
In the midst of physical and mental torment and the terror of abandonment, Jesus’ final words from the cross were words of trust – that love is stronger than any other force used against him.
Fear about what lies ahead can erode our belief in love and make goodness and kindness appear unrealistic, irresponsible even. But what if we were to trust a little, allow ourselves to hope that things could work out? Could new narratives open up and creative solutions emerge?
Father, into your hands I commit my spirit