Friday, April 06, 2012
Lent: Good Friday
Cast in His dreadful lot.
Is not He too a servant,
And is not He forgot?
Wherefore was God in Golgotha
Slain as a serf is slain;
And hate He had of prince and peer,
And love He had and made good cheer,
Of them that, like this woman here,
Go powerfully in pain.
~G.K. Chesterton: 'Ballad of the White Horse.'
Artwork: Crucifixion, by Raphael. 1502-1503. Oil on panel. National Gallery, London, UK.