"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."
Sunday, 10 May 2015
'All Creatures of our God and King'
The paraphrase of St Francis of Assisi's 'Canticle of the Sun' by William Draper, set to music by Ralph Vaughan Williams and based on a seventeenth century German Easter hymn tune. Sung here by the Choir of Liverpool Cathedral