Sunday, December 25, 2016

Down to dirt

After Philippians 2:5-11

He descended to dirt,
earth that smelled of rot
and green and life and
death, downward he came,
calloused hands and
dirty nails, hands
of a servant,
working first with words,
working with minds,
working with hearts.
Carpenter and cross:
his life bracketed by wood,
he became a king.

Photograph by Radu Pasca via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.