Incarnation

 

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Incarnation means that the
start of the world
was not just the slow
burst of a star
cooling through aeons
into the night
but rather a barely
conceivable moment
wombed on the darkened
rim of eternity
and costing God
— in giving birth —
His life.

 

© Ralph Wright, O.S.B.
December, 2003

DAVID ILLIG