Meditation on the cross

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Terrible stake of execution, Blessed compass and signpost Terrible thorn of the curse, Blessed tree of life Terrible wonder of angels, Blessed routing of demons Terrible burden of the servant, Blessed announcement of the king Terrible bitter draught, Blessed wood that sweetens foul waters Terrible nails and spear, Blessed ark and olive branch Terrible scandal of offense, Blessed road to salvation Terrible scorn and humiliation, Blessed hope of victory Terrible … [Read more...]