Vita Humana

 

• • •

 

A student of mine
the other day
when asked in a test
how valuable
was human life
wrote

“Well if God in Jesus
chose to die
for each one of us
you can’t get
more valuable
than that.”

My adult mind
stopped there
scalded—
it was a thought
only a child
could handle.

 

© Ralph Wright, O.S.B.
October, 2004

DAVID ILLIG