"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, 12 November 2013
John Tavener R.I.P.
The death has been announced today of the composer Sir John Tavener.
'As One Who Has Slept,' sung by Polyphony under the direction of Stephen Layton
As one who has slept, The Lord has risen, And rising He has saved us. Alleluia.