Year A - Holy Week Wednesday or Clarification Week Wednesday
April 16, 2014
Here we find another way to glorification, that of the via negativa.
I am poor and needy; hasten to me, O G*D!
You are my help and my deliverer; O Lord, do not delay!
My G*D, my G*D, why have you forsaken me?
Then Jesus cried out again and gave up his spirit.
Be destroyed to the uttermost, be deeply shamed and confused—still claim your center, your glory, your belovedness, your simply unlikely birth. It is from this center that we proceed, anyway. As generations before us have affirmed in one way or another, “Called or not, G*D is present.”
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If you would like to play a bit this mid-point day, you might browse the Harvard Review to find variations on this last quote such as “cold or not, ...” or “culled or not, ....”— click here.