This is a poetic introduction to Communion, or the Lord's Supper, or the Eucharist. It expands from the words of Christ to apply his body and blood to our lives and the world.


Excerpt from the poem:

Jesus took some bread and tore it in pieces.
Then he lifted the cup and held it up:
'Take this bread,' he said,
'drink this wine.
My body,
my blood,
my life broken for you and poured out for all...'

That servant heart shattered and dispersed amongst us,
that life for the world.
That living Word, distributed around the universe.
His strength, his honour, his energy and compassion.
Given, offered, laid bare for us,
waiting for the taking,
for the eating and drinking...


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