lion to lamb:

“Come, lie down within the circumference of my claws.”


lamb to lion:

“I will.  Power is not the only Law.”


lion to lamb:

“Come, lay your head upon the altar-stone.”


lamb to lion:

“I will.  Life does not live on death alone.”


lion to lamb:

“Come, gaze into the landscape between my jaws.”


lamb to lion:

“I will. My worship is not for foreign gods.”


lion to lamb:

“Come, be my second nature.”


lamb to lion:

“I will. I am. I was long before you asked this favor.”

Greg Kennedy, SJ is assigned to the spiritual exercises ministry at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario. Novalis will publish Greg's book - “Reupholstered Psalms” - on March 1, 2020.

  • Robert Czerny
    Posted at 08:26h, 20 November Reply

    Beautifully wrought! Thanks.

  • Peter Bisson, SJ
    Posted at 09:32h, 20 November Reply

    Thank you Greg!

  • Paul Panaretos
    Posted at 07:55h, 24 November Reply

    Lovely! Greg You expressed incarnation’s rhyme succinctly.

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