Lenten Grace — Wait with Me

Borgianni's Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane
Borgianni’s Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane

Jesus said, wait with me. But the disciples slept.

Oh the dear bodies, slumped and eye-shut, that could not
keep that vigil, how they must have wept,
so utterly human, knowing this too
must be part of the story.
~Mary Oliver from “Gethsemane”

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