"He was pierced and scourged and mocked. He was cursed and raised up on a tree, but He was in that ancient pose of victory.
An old man on a hill, a blind man between two pillars, the God Man on a cross.
Glory is sacrifice, glory is exhaustion, glory is having nothing left to give...
It is death by living.
The earth shook. The roof came down. The world changed. The armies fled.
That Moses kept his hands up."