"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, 31 October 2014
Gerald Finzi: The Fall of the Leaf
Appropriate for today's exceptionally warm autumn weather in this part of the world: Finzi's elegy, The Fall of the Leaf - The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Adrian Boult: violin: Rodney Friend