Sections 7 & 12 from Via Crucis

The Seventh Station

The Second Fall

There is no rest along the way.
I cannot lie here in the dust.
A stumble does not mean a stay.
There is no rest along the way.
My mission? Finishing this day.
Should I continue? Yes, I must.
There is no rest along the way.
I cannot lie here in the dust.

The Twelfth Station

Pater

My spirit longs to come to you.
Please pardon all that they have done.
Forgive whatever else they do.

Upon the cross in common view,
I hang between those most would shun.
My spirit longs to come to you.