Rosa 'Compassion' by Ana Reg

Mercy

“Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” -J R R Tolkien


JustJotItJanuary, prompt “mercy” suggested by BarbCT of Gallimaufry. JustJotItJan is a January blog challenge guest hosted today by Shan Jeniah of Shanjeniah’s Lovely Chaos. Featured Image is Rosa ‘Compassion’ by Ana Reg on wikimedia. Tolkien quote from his ‘Lord of the Rings.’

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8 thoughts on “Mercy

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  2. mandibelle16

    Beautiful quote and I think in today’s world so relevant. The last part really hits me, makes sense why we we should not kill so easily even when a person is guilty of many crimes “we do not know all ends.” It doesn’t men no punishment, it just means perhaps who lives and dies and why or for what, is beyond us.

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