Thursday, October 15, 2009

The Prayer of Saint Teresa of Avila

"Let nothing disturb you.
Let nothing frighten you.
All things pass away:
God never changes.
Patience obtains all things.
He who has God
finds he lacks nothing;
God alone suffices."

Saint Teresa of Avila, pray for us

"O Wild West Wind..."

"O Wild West Wind, Thou breath of Autumn's being,

Thou who from whose unseen presence the leaves dead

Are driven like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing..."

--from Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Sing along

Oh, can you hear me sing to you?

You're far away: yes, that is true.

But still I sing, and all along

I wonder if you hear my song;

and hope that if you really do

that you will start to sing it, too.