Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Cross of Jesus

When nailed to the Cross,

Jesus embraced it as a lover embraces a beloved,

and in so doing freed it to be     

not what it was

But what He was:  Wisdom's love for the world.

(Excerpt #171, The Love of Eternal Wisdom: A Revisioning of Saint Louis DeMontfort's Contemplation on Divine Wisdom by Rabbi Rami Shapiro.  Copies available through Wisdom House,; $5 donation includes shipping)