Monthly Archives: February 2012

Rise/Fall 13

But now, O LORD, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. ~Isaiah 64:8 One of the most evocative analogies for human change in the Hebrew scriptures is found in Isaiah, the oft-sung passage portraying the deity as craftsman and His people as clay. It must have been, and still is, an intimate image for Abraham’s descendants – that a divinity might tug upon our very selves, shaping us into beautiful, lasting forms is flattering, and it inspires feelings of safety and hope that hearken back to […]

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