TWO HANDS...

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Jesus' Use of His Hands!

Submitted: February 11, 2008

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TWO HANDS...

Two Hands...
Like tiny starfish,
spread across His Mother's breast...
Curled in sleep...
like tiny rosebuds... against His Cheek!

Two Hands...
Reaching out
to steady His first faltering Steps...
Uplifted... 
chasing butterflies... across the flower bedecked fields!

Two Hands...
Turning the pages
of The Torah...
Studying
The Truths of God!

Two Hands...
Handing carpentry tools 
to His earthly Daddy...
Learning to Love and Work with wood...
KNOWING its part in His Future!

Two Hands...
Touching
a fevered brow...
Covering blind eyes with mud
to Heal!

Two Hands...
Helping the lame
to walk...
Lifting a little girl
from her deathbed!

Two Hands...
Writing in the sand...
waiting for the crowds to cast the first stone...
Signalling to a shamed young woman
to "Go - And sin no more!"

Two Hands...
Lifting loaves and fishes to God
for His Blessing...
Sharing it out 
to Feed five thousand!

Two Hands...
Overturning tables
in The Temple...
Directing those who desecrated it
to leave!

Two Hands...
Blessing
and Breaking bread...
Handing round a cup of wine -
Leaving an Act of Remembrance!

Two Hands...
Lifted in Prayer to God
in a quiet garden...
Yet still... "Thy Will, not Mine!"
As Blood fell as sweat!

Two Hands...
Pleading with friends
for Peace...
Restoring an ear - cut off in anger -
through A Miracle of Forgiveness and Love!

Two Hands...
Tied together
because of fear...
Such Strength... Help Passively through His Will...
not the cords that bound Them!

Two Hands...
Fingers Splayed wide in Pain...
Cupping nails so cruelly driven in...
As The Cross of wood 
became His Deathbed!

Two Hands...
Laid to rest at last
in a tomb...
Quiet... at Peace... 
an empty shell in the darkness without His Spirit!

Two Hands...
Cooking breakfast on a beach,
for those He Loved...
Breaking bread... 
and Passing The Cup... once more!

Two Hands...
Uplifted in Blessing
as He Ascended into Heaven...
Showing His Father
that The Price was PAID!

Two Hands...
Touching
broken spirits...
Lifting them up... 
through Tenderness, Love and Compassion!

Two Hands...
Outstretched in Welcome
ALWAYS!
Granting Forgiveness...
BECKONING EACH SPIRIT TO ETERNAL LIFE!


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