"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."
Friday, 1 July 2011
For the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart, an improvisation on the Te Deum by Daniel Roth at the basilica of Sacré-Cœur.