On this day four events are commemorated: the washing of the disciples’ feet by Jesus Christ, the institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper, the agony of Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, and the betrayal of Christ by Judas Iscariot.
A weariness pours over me when I read this. I am thinking of the strength it took for Jesus to press on.
Susan Cowger says
My neice Sophie’s first attempt at a haiku. Piggy Woman’s offspring…
The players–Molly is a basset hound and Riley is a daschund. Mom is mom.
Molly whines in frustration
Mom speaks poetry in a fashion way
Riley looks concerned with his past
A small revision:
John whines in frustration
Judas speaks poetry in a fashion way
Peter looks concerned with his past
Craig Schafer says
following no one
lead by someone in the depths
where will thy will end
Craig and Bethany says
north, compass rose break forth in
bloom, pluck off the map
Tattoo Girl says
Unpeeling an orange
Into moon-slivered phases.
jagged moonlight watch
Man of Sorrows cloaked in prayer
crimson dropplets fall
Charles Fishburn says
piercing thorns entangle trap
God provides Himself
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