Listening to St. John’s Passion

St. John’s Passion. Love and forgiveness are the same. Bach knew its grand scale. I will take today to listen to this oceanic music over and over. I’ll give my sore heart what it so craves.

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Christ is for me a vision of blood and bone embracing the stars. Love is what we’re designed for.

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I will not fail. Not in this regard. This love, hair, flesh, crooked foot, mystery.

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O great love, love without measure.

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I too wish to cradle the world in my arms.

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