"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, 6 December 2013
For December 6th: From the Cantata, St Nicholas by Benjamin Britten, this is The Birth of Nicholas, performed here by Philip Langridge, tenor, the Tallis Chamber Choir and the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford