Betrayal

Loose lips sink kisses
drunk on Communion wine
love’s drowned by desire

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Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss is the man.” (Mark 14:44)

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Giotto di Bondone, Kiss of Judas [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing (Upper Room Books, 2020). She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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