If you say, ‘Have mercy upon me,’ God says to you, ‘If you wish Me to have mercy upon you, you also must have mercy upon your brother, and then I will have mercy upon you. If you wish Me to forgive you, you also must forgive your brother, and then I will forgive you.’ Can any put the blame upon God? God forbid! But the cause rests with us, and if we wish we are able to live.