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Proper 17

Mark 7.1– 8, 14, 15, 21–23

Gaze on Jesus’ hands wiping the dust of the journey away. Large, tough hands, rough from years of carpentry; prone to splinters, cut from slips of the saw, nails blackened from a slipped hammer. Hands that poured water for friends, drew in the sand, distributed pieces of fish; that hauled the ropes on the boat, pulled up the nets, and lit the fire. These hands would have been scarred long before the cross...

Taken from Gazing on the Gospels Year B By Judith Dimond

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