"This, then is our desert:
to live facing despair,
but not to consent.
To trample it down under hope in the Cross.
To wage war against despair unceasingly.
That war is our wilderness.
If we wage it courageously,
we will find Christ at our side.
If we cannot face it,
we will never find him."
Thursday, 25 March 2010
After all this, we need some music
On this Solemnity of the Annunciation, in the midst of the storm raging around us, perhaps we need some music to give us a sense of perspective.