Thursday, February 04, 2016

Paradise and Calvary

We think that Paradise and Calvary,
Christ’s cross, and Adam’s tree, stood in one place;
Look, Lord, and find both Adams met in me;
As the first Adam’s sweat surrounds my face,
May the last Adam’s blood my soul embrace.

- John Donne, from “An Hymn to God, My God, in My Sickness

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