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To Forgive bin Laden

The moment of this time
to forgive bin Laden
the one we had so hated
gunned down, now dead

The ancient command of Jesus
to love even our enemies
to leave the judging
of all peoples to God

All of us human
mortals, sinners
all of us straying
from the love
to which we are called

The hard lesson
the story of the Good Samaritan
what it means to be a disciple;
Shouldn't this guide us
as we contemplate his death

May 2, 2011
Death of Osama bin Laden
and remembering the al Qaeda terrorism of
September 11, 2011
sermon, "We Lawyers Are Good For Something"
based on Luke 10:25-37
by Raymond A. Foss, Esq.
July 15, 2007
Wesley United Methodist Church, Concord, NH
(with bulletin inserts of Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda terrorists)

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