From the doxasticon for Lent III, Veneration of the Precious Cross:
Burning with boundless love for man,
You took the quill of the Cross in Your hand;
dipping it in ink of royal crimson,
You signed our release with blood-stained fingers.
From Frederick F. Lehman’s hymn, “The Love of God”:
Could we with ink the ocean fill, and were the skies of parchment made,
Were every stalk on earth a quill, and every man a scribe by trade,
To write the love of God above would drain the ocean dry,;
Nor could the scroll contain the whole, though stretched from sky to sky.
Blessed Lent to all.