An Offering ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Why do you come before me, bearing the cup I cannot bear to drink?

Only two days ago, I heard the gospel of the Nativity. You gave birth to your son and laid him in a manger. The Logos, beyond all eternity, incarnate in a newborn.

And now, your outstretched hand holds that cup. It’s the same cup Fr. B raised during Christmas Mass. “This is the cup of my blood…”

But I can’t. How many times have I faltered? How many falls have I endured? Still, you stand before me, your outstretched arms offering me “the cup of salvation.”

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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