"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."
Saturday, 5 April 2014
For the beginning of Passiontide
The hymn, Drop, Drop, Slow Tears, with words by Phineas Fletcher, set to Orlando Gibbons' Song 46 - sung here by the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, directed by Stephen Cleobury.