"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, 23 November 2012
For the end of a difficult week
Master Tallis's Testament by Herbert Howells - played here on the organ of Washington National Cathedral by Robert Costin