"I heard a voice from heaven saying, 'Son, let this woman be a bride to you in the restoration of my people. Let her be a mother for these people, regenerating souls through the salvation of spirit and water.'" (Hildegard of Bingen, Scivias)

Monday, November 7, 2016

Hymn: Hearts' Rest

How can I find you, God of the ages,
How can I call you into my life?
Your Word that made me calls me to listen;
My heart is restless, searching for you.

Life is your bounty, passed through our own love,
Nurtured by parents, guided by friends;
Pleasures your good gifts, taken with wisdom;
Our hearts are restless, longing for you.

You searched and found us, took on our frail flesh,
Drew us to love you, fell at our feet,
Rose up in glory, sent us your Spirit;
Our hearts find rest now, resting in you.

Text: Laura Marie Grimes, inspired by Augustine’s Confessions
Tune: Bunessan 5 5 8 D (Morning has Broken)

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