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The Christ
by E T Waldron
Saturday, October 21, 2006
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I felt the spirit stir within
and silence fell upon everything
seeing the bronze sculpture stunned me
He sat on a stool slightly bent over
legs crossed, hands clasped in prayer
a vacant pensive stare of sorrow
mouth slightly open lower lip loose
a naked muscular Christ is startling
the sculptor made him look athletic
as if it were a laureate crown instead
of  the crown of thorns He wore
that told the story of His glory
He wore them for us without a fuss
amazing how little we think of it


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Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 10/30/2006
Amen! Well written. God Bless, Holly
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 10/28/2006
interesting write. i really like the sculpture considering i don't normally like images of Christ "how little we think of it" is precious cheers
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/25/2006 greater love than the Father, than to send His only Son.........beautiful, respectful poetry that moves the reader to thought. BRAVA, Eileen!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Richard Hiebner 10/23/2006
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/23/2006
God gave you the words for this one; this one is absolutely beautiful! Very nice, Eileen; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 10/23/2006
What beautiful words He wrote on your heart, Eileen.
Thank you for causing all of us to recognize how little we regard Him, considering how magnanimously He loves us..

Love, Rhonda
Reviewed by Aberjhani 10/22/2006
Profoundly evocative poem and image--two works of spiritual art grappling courageously with the immensity of divinity in action.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 10/22/2006
good one
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 10/22/2006
This is a deep pen with deeper respect for Him. Where is this statue and who is the sculptor?
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 10/22/2006
A moving, inspirational write Eileen...beautiful
love and peace,
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/22/2006
Very moving write Eileen!!

Thank you sis!!

love tinka
Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero 10/22/2006
Thank you for your steady persistance in keeping us aware of Him and the meaning He brought to our lives. ~~Carmen
Reviewed by Paul Berube 10/22/2006

It is sad how some remember only at certain times of the year. Loving The Lord is more than a once a year duty. Very inspiring my friend.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 10/22/2006
Amen Eileen

Have faith in God..

Extraordinary concept of the Savior..


Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/22/2006
amazing how little we think of it

And very sad, Tiger Lily. A most interesting sculpture, indeed.
Reviewed by CJ Heck 10/22/2006
This is so moving, Eileen -- was this in a museum? It's just how I would imagine Christ to look! Thank you so much for sharing this with us. It's no wonder you felt so compelled to write about it.
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 10/22/2006
Short but very expressive! I had to go back and look the picture over again!
Reviewed by A PAX 10/22/2006
I think artists perceptions of Christ are interesting. The frail way he is depicted by long ago European artists, and the sometime rugged interpertations of today. Jesus was a carpenter, not an accountant, so I would imagine him being sturdy, with all that walking and lifting lol.......
but in reality it does not matter his appearance......
its what he did for us
and I love him for that :)
pax A
Reviewed by J M 10/22/2006
Christ Jesus changed the world and ressurected it in his sacrifice. Wonderful poem Eileen, I agree too often we do not think of what he did the symbolic way his ressurection took place everything about it holds a symbole of purpose.

Light & Peace,
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 10/22/2006
I waiver between thinking of Him burdened on the way to calvary and resurrected in all glory. Lovely poem. Victor
Reviewed by George Carroll 10/21/2006
Amazing that the world has never been the same since He cme to free us of our sins.
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