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Reflection on Dead Man Walking I have taken a most hesitated step from my world of serene tranquility to one of complete judgment and sin I transgressed away from the petty feelings of unwarranted hate and suspended myself within the realms of cold-hearted revengeful disgust I left behind my familiar world and suspiciously entered the broken life of Matthew Poncelat I evolved from stereotypical feelings of judgment to understandable feelings of hate and disgrace From the sidelines I have witnessed Matthew Poncelats faith unfold through the arms of the American government I saw with my own two eyes a dead man walking and from here on in my life with never be the same again In all honesty my friends and I lounged about a large auditorium merrily fixated on a large-screen tube TV We took advantage of the movie hour which replaced Social Justice for approximately three class periods and innocently relaxed on the cold tiled floor What I did not know was that my life would be altered forever and that my outlook on the world would seemingly change My eyes fixated on the movie screen while my heart soul and mind slowly began to wander into the life of a murderer but more importantly a human-being Dead Man Walking truly captivated my conscience and made me think about the controversial standing of Capital Punishment The movie appropriately portrayed two sides of the coin Not only were we enlightened by Sr Helens compassion for Matthew but we were also witnesses to the overwhelming feelings of grief and despair experienced by the parents of the innocent victims of Poncelats crime Sr Helen unfamiliar with the life of death-row inmate Matthew Poncelat willingly decides to serve as his counselor of faith She almost acts as a spiritual guide enlightening Matthew to the grace and mercy of God Matthew who originally rejects Gods grace is slowly touched by Sr Helens love He develops
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