Saturday, December 06, 2008
Second Week of Advent: The Deeps of Invisible Light
Praises and canticles anticipate
Each day the singing bells that wake the sun,
But now our psalmody is done.
Our hasting souls outstrip the day;
Now before dawn, they have their noon.
The truth that transsubstantiates the body's night
Has made our minds His temple tent;
Open the secret eye of faith
And drink these deeps of invisible light.
(an excerpt from the poem After the Night Office--Gethsemani Abbey)