"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, 8 July 2011
An oasis of calm and (at about four minutes in) a lyricism to touch the heart. Some 'untypical' and unjustly neglected Vaughan Williams to end a troubling week.: the Romanza, the second movement of the Piano Concerto in C Major