“So it is ourselves that we must spread under Christ’s feet,
not coats or lifeless branches or shoots of trees,
matter which wastes away and delights the eye only for a few brief hours.
But we have clothed ourselves with Christ’s grace,
with the whole Christ
— ‘for as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ’ —
so let us spread ourselves like coats under his feet.”
~~~Andrew of Crete