When you break the bread and drink the wine, remember Me.
Remember I became flesh and dwelt among you.
I filled My lungs with Earth’s air.
I watched the sun that I breathed into existence rise over mountains My fingers carved.
My blistered soles walked the worn paths of man.
I befriended sinners and blessed children.
I ate with outcasts and ached with mourners.
I called followers and made them friends of God.
I unshuttered eyes to see the wonder I created.
I touched the leper to mend the heart that lay beneath the broken skin.
I crossed the stormy sea to rescue the tormented one.
My command stilled waves and silenced winds.
I made whole the broken-apart.
I washed the feet of frail humanity.
I wept sorrow-filled tears on my knees in the dirt.
I was traded for 30 silver pieces.
My tear-salted cheek received the betrayal kiss.
I longed for My Father’s presence.
I drank the cup.
I wore the barbed crown.
I heard the crowing rooster.
I was pierced, crushed, mocked, stripped, whipped, beaten, abandoned.
I endured the cross. All of it. For you.
I shattered death.
I shed the grave clothes.
I bought you back from the dark.
I stood up and took My seat of glory.
I entered the waiting joy.
I am the One who holds the universe and the One who holds your hand.
I am the One who hears your faintest whispers.
The One who fills and revives and sustains and rescues and forgives and redeems.
I am Lovingkindness. I am Grace and Truth melded together. I am Mercy.
I am the Hope and Healer of nations.
I am the Lifter of your head, the Keeper of your heart, the Lover of your soul.
I am the fullness of God.
I am Rest, Hope, Love.
I am the Resurrection. I am Life.
I am yours.
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