digital garden of reflections, hopes and fears


la ténèbre

Ages ago, as a teenager, my parents took me to the village of Taize in France. I returned many times. These were unforgettable experiences and encounters. This Taize song inspired by psalm 139:12 is one of many which stayed with me throughout the years as a prayer in difficult times. The lyrics and melody are simple and short, an ever widening circle embracing the hopes and fears.

La ténèbre n'est point ténèbre devant toi
La nuit comme le jour est lumière

Our darkness is never darkness in your sight
The deepest night is clear as the daylight