"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."
Tuesday, 25 December 2012
For Christmas Day - Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols - Richard Hickox conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with the Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral and Stephen Roberts, baritone soloist.