Advent Favorites: Within Our Grasp (St. Leo the Great)

Originally Posted Thursday, December 8, 2005

Filed under: Advent Devotionals, Saints & Church Fathers — Karen B.

Rembrandt Adoration of the Shepherds

Within our grasp

Invisible in His own nature,
God, in His great love
became visible in ours.

Beyond our grasp
in His great love
He chose to come
within our grasp.

– St. Leo the Great (1002-1054)

Art Credit:  Rembrandt, Adoration of the Shepherds.  From the Web Gallery of Art.


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