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new collage: claimed


"claimed"
paper collage (found papers, acrylic paint, glue) on book board
gregory a. milinovich
october 2018


But now thus says the Lord,
    he who created you, O Jacob,
    he who formed you, O Israel:
Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
    I have called you by name, you are mine.

"you are mine," says God.  "do not be afraid.  i have redeemed you.  i have claimed you.  i got this."

in a messy world full of pipe bombs and synagogue shootings; in a broken mess of hate and fear, i believe a certain kind of fearlessness based in a love that is perfect and holy.  i believe that the light defeats the darkness.  i believe we are claimed.  

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