Monday, December 28, 2009

The Scars of the Nails

More than a tattoo artist
a name written on the skin
God has engraved our names
into the flesh of his being
our names engraved on his palms

The scars of the nails
that the disciples beheld
own names embedded within

December 28, 2009
The Scars of the Nails
Isaiah 49:16
Isaiah 49:14-16
(and see John 10:24-28)
and Day 115, “Engraved on His Hands”, in
 “Daily Mediations: On Golden Texts of the Bible”,
by Henry Gariepy

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