"in a deep and personal way as a nine-year-old I felt the need to paint the agony of crucifixion, and "Father Forgive them" became my own child-like way of expressing both pain and forgiveness."
...when life lies down on the song of a bird ... my cross is nailed into me
This is a stanza from Akiane's poem titled Ant Hill Ashes that accompanies the picture of "Father Forgive Them" Jesus painting in the Akiane Kramarik autobiography.
As you consider the eternal meaning of Passover and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ remember God said ...
"I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD . “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 11:29