(Photograph: Weeping Mary by Martin Gommel)1
“Who is it you are looking for?”
is a question for me,
not just for Mary.
Mary looked at Jesus, and saw the gardener.
I look at my
neighbor, and see a stranger;
a stranger, an see an antagonist;
an antagonist, and see an enemy.
Help me, Lord, to see you,
wherever, and whoever, you are.
- Weeping Mary, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54143 [retrieved April 16, 2017]. Original source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kwerfeldein/110099808/ ^