Water (by Brennan Black)


Posted on February 7, 2018

A reflection on Matthew 14:22-36; Mark 6:45-51; John 6:16-21

Jesus walks on water


Water

 

out of sight of land

 

loses sight of signified and of signifier.

 

Fomenting worship and

Beside itself

Forgets its kind.

Meets its Maker and

In reverie

Transubstantiates.

 

His feet

 

Shock and Awe

 

Anointed in each tear of the world overcome.

 

The Holy God of the living

     Abraham

          Isaac

               Jacob

A Holy

Ghostly

Nimitz-class naval power

 

Invites Peter to life

No eye has seen

No ear has heard

 

Life too real for water.

 

—Brennan Black

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A reflection on Matthew 14:22-36; Mark 6:45-51; John 6:16-21