God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy. (Matthew 5.7 NLT)
When you’re kind to others, you help yourself; when you’re cruel to others, you hurt yourself. (Proverbs 11.17 MSG)
Did you ever play that game when you were a kid?
I was in the 5th grade & had to establish myself as a man.
Since they took away our monkey bars & I couldn’t be the chicken champion anymore, mercy was my new game of choice.
I remember playing against another boy in elementary school by the basketball courts right before class started.
Watching his face start to distort while I bent his fingers back, I twisted his wrists & knew I was close to victory.
His lips started to quiver & the unmistakable “Muh muh muh mer…” began to escape him.
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