Nonnet for Vespers

Matthias Stom, "Young Man Reading by Candlelight" Wikipaintings.org
Matthias Stom, “Young Man Reading by Candlelight”
Wikipaintings.org

At the going-down and the slowing,

Taper me, Lord, but lose me not

To the fading of the light.

Within silence let me,

O God, entrust all

My daytime sight

To render You,

Lord, more

Bright.

Sergei Rachmaninoff, “Vespers: Now let thy servant depart”

Published by Matthew Pullar

Teacher, writer, blogger, husband, father, Christian. Living in Wyndham in Melbourne's west, on the land of the Kulin Nation. Searching for words to console and feed hearts and souls.

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