"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."
Saturday, 7 January 2012
There are no days after Epiphany this year, just the Baptism of the Lord on Monday and then the beginning of ordinary time.
Some more music by way of compensation: Peter Cornelius' Three Kings: