Christ Has No Body
Christ has no body now but yours,
No hands, no feet on earth but yours,
Yours are the eyes with which he looks
Compassion on this world,
Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good,
Yours are the hands, with which he blesses all the world.
Yours are the hands,
Yours are the feet,
Yours are the eyes,
You are his body.
Christ has no body now but yours.,
St. Teresa of Avila (1515–1582)
The San Damiano Crucifix above is an icon. An explanation of each image is available here by simply placing your cursor over a section of the Cross.
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