Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Belshazzar’s Feast

After the first reading at mass today, an appropriate piece of music to end the day (from Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast)

Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin: a timely warning, at the end of the Church's year, not only to today's “kings of the earth,” but to all of us, tempted as we are by the demands of ego, and the tendency to prefer our own will to that of God..

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