Inscriptions: Exterior Words & Inner Voices

Reflection by Rev. V. Mitchell Hay on October 22, 2017.

Sing for joy, O heavens, and exult, O earth;
break forth, O mountains, into singing!
For the Lord has comforted his people,
and will have compassion on his suffering ones.
But Zion said, ‘The Lord has forsaken me, my Lord has forgotten me.’

Can a woman forget her nursing-child,
or show no compassion for the child of her womb?
Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you.
See, I have inscribed you on the palms of my hands.
-Isaiah 49:13-16a

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Inscriptions: Exterior Words & Inner Voices

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