"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."
Thursday, 2 January 2014
More patrimonial (and personal) nostalgia - January from Enid Chadwick's My Book of the Church's Year: