"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."
Monday, 20 January 2014
It was announced today that the great conductor Claudio Abbado has died at the age of 80 May he rest in peace, and may his musical legacy and his recordings continue to enrich our lives .....