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The Psalm of a Worm

But I am a worm, and not human; scorned by others, and despised by the people. --Psalm 22:6 Are you a worm? Not a gummy worm or a book worm, but a real worm--an elongated soft-bodied invertebrate that lives in the dirt? It's not exactly an act of self-empowerment to acknowledge that you're a worm. The word is a metaphor for insignificance; after all, there's nothing lower than a worm. Yet our psalmist freely admits, "I am a worm and…
Thea Leunk
March 16, 2007