The Passion façade of Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona. Sculpture designed by Josep Maria Subirachs.

It is curious that people who are filled with horrified indignation whenever a cat kills a sparrow can hear the story of the killing of God told Sunday after Sunday and not experience any shock at all.
— Dorothy Sayers, quoted by Barbara Brown Taylor in “God in Pain.”

I found this quote and photo on one of the Christianity Today sites. Did you notice the young couple at the foot of the sculpture laughing and chatting in the shadow of the suffering Savior? How often I am like that as well. I too have become calloused to the great sacrifice of Jesus on my behalf.

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