Unbounded God, All in All
Withdrew from a space to give us Free
Then the first days made open, Empty
into which God spoke fulness; thus Complete again.
Sealed with a sabbath Rest,
Transcendent through Incarnation into this Creation Garden
with us and the weeds.
On the first Day, the would-be king came humbly on a donkey
Hosannas and waving fronds filled the air.
Now saddle and streets are empty.
Another Day, the would-be Lord washed dusty feet and dried them with a towel
Now bowl and cloth lie abandoned, while others wait for service.
He broke the Bread, and passed The Cup
That supper now is eaten.
On this Day the olive Garden was filled with fellowship
Son of Man with man, God with God, and in that evening, sleep. Awake!
Here comes the deceived accuser
offering false kisses.
The children of the night work in the darkness, pushing the son of Man into cells and
court rooms, filled with tricksters and false testimony.
But the fruit of evil can be uncreated by a word with the Father
For-give them, for they know Not what they are Doing.
On This Day the crown of thorns was filled with his sacred Head
yet that circle now is empty, the wounds become a font of Healing.
The road to the east of Zion filled with the persevering steps of God and Man made One
Son of Man and Simon of Cyrene.
And this Week was made complete by the seven sayings. Not
by temporary nails.
It was the fulness of His Love that put him there. And now
It is Finished!
And now the cup of wrath is emptied.
His spirit given Up
Cross emptied; His body broken
Blood and water
The Arimathean tomb is filled and sealed before the Feast
for this is Very Good, they said.
The next Day seemed to be filled with doubts and death
but one and then the other will surely be Undone
On the great Day of Easter Light
speaks and says Behold
The sealed tomb is emptied
He is not here. He is risen!
This new week of Freedom from deception and despair
now begins with Hope that we now glimpse and understand:
Our Immanent God will now be Present with us
filling All in All
in every Day.
What can we co-create with Christ?
In the fulness of His Spirit,
God and Man brought together, One
sealed to the end.
(c) 2022 Stephen Thompson