The Cry to God as 'Father'
in the New Testament
is not a calm acknowledgment
of a universal truth about
God's abstract fatherhood.
It is the Child's cry out of a nightmare.
It is the cry of outrage, fear, shrinking away,
when faced with the horror of
--yet not simply or exclusively protest,
but trust as well.
all things are possible
found in Celtic Daily Prayer, p.48