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Proper 18C, "Fearfully and Wonderfully Made"

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In Which Politics Become Personal and the Scripture Even More So
You are fearfully and wonderfully made.
You are fearfully and wonderfully made.
You are fearfully and wonderfully made.
What would it be like to stand in front of mirror and say these words,
“I am fearfully and wonderfully made”
To stand in the face of those we love and say you, you, you
Are fearfully and wonderfully made.
To look upon those we hate or despise,
And say,
You, you are fearfully and wonderfully made.
As you are, knit together in wholeness, formed with intention.
With cause and with the potential to be transformed again, and again.  
“The vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter's hand, and he reworked it into another vessel, as seemed good to him.”
Who you are now, is not who you will be.  Who you have been is not who you are.  Fearfully and wonderfully made.
Do you believe this truth?  Are you able to wonder in awe at who you are and who you may become?  
This is not…