Testimony of Earth

For this demon who harms men and corrupts them is particularly anxious that his servants not gaze up to heaven but instead that they be bent over to the earth and make bricks inside themselves from clay. (Gregory of Nyssa, The Life of Moses) At the moment of exhaling, he sanctified the clay he shapedContinue reading “Testimony of Earth”

Prayers of Intercession (Cornucopia of Heaven)

Prayers of Intercession After Felix Mendelssohn, “Veni Domine, Op.39”   Veni Domine, et noli tardare. Come, Lord, and do not delay. (Traditional prayer)   With empty horn and plaintive voice:                 Veni domine, we cry. Sunk in mire, sunk in self:               Et noli tardare. Our earth is cracked, our reservoirs dry:             Veni domine,Continue reading “Prayers of Intercession (Cornucopia of Heaven)”