Passion Tuesday

But Jesus giving a loud cry breathed his last.
The Temple curtain was torn in two from top to bottom.
The centurion standing opposite seeing that he breathed his last that way said "Surely this man was son of God."
- Mark's gospel

And so he died.

The universe had found him guilty.
His love was the reason for the storm of wind and waves.
He breathed his last humbled-himself-as-a-man breath.
God had thrown him overboard thirty-something years earlier;
they/we did likewise.
Incarnation's arc - from deck to depths.
The great death swimming appointedly beneath swallowed him up.
A centurion stood on the shore as the satisfied whale swam away:

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