What we can learn from the Veronica who wiped Jesus’ face

The Biblical Veronica must have been tempted to:
1. Wail and lament at the sight of death, as the Women of Jerusalem were doing.
2. Stay where she was and rail against the unfairness of it all
3. Adopt a my-hands-are-tied and that is his fate attitude.
4. Attempt to fight against the injustice by either convincing the soldiers that Jesus was the son of God, or by placing herself squaring in front of Jesus to protect him from the whip lashes

But instead she chose to step into the Lord’s shoes and understand what would give him momentary respite by wiping his face with her own sweaty apron. More


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