Mary’s Robe

Mary and Joseph

White lily sepalled in blue linen, the moon and stars swaddled by sky, you sing to us of innocence and grace, of fierce obedience and the greatest “Yes,” ever given. May it be as you have said. Let the lowly come crowding in, hailing your sweet fragrance, and the rich and mighty leave with nothing. First holy host, round and glowing, we await the birthing of God’s son from you, even as we wait upon our own mustard seeds of faith to grow to fullness. May you always be wrapped in the majestic colour of lapis lazuli that adorns the throne room floor, and be fitted as the Queen of Heaven.

Text © Keren Dibbens-Wyatt  Composite art “Mary and Joseph” by R R Wyatt  © used with permission.

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2 thoughts on “Mary’s Robe

    1. Hi Dawn, thank you, I’m so glad you have been enjoying the pieces. Yes it is. I have been concentrating on getting books ready for publication, but am going to be blogging again soon. I have a book coming out next year with Paraclete Press. In the meantime, do check back here, or you might also enjoy the snippets I share as the Honeycomb Hermit on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/honeycombhermit/ Thanks so much for reading!

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