inside incarnation

O Lamps of Fire!

In whose splendors

The deep caverns of feeling,

Once obscure and blind,

Now give forth, so rarely, so exquisitely,

Both warmth and light to their beloved.

How gently and lovingly

You wake in my heart,

Where in secret you dwell alone;

And in your sweet breathing,

Filled with Good and Glory,

How tenderly you swell my heart with love.

— From John of the Cross, Saint, Doctor of the Church, Spanish church reformer and mystic (c. 1580).

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3 comments

  1. I have been listening to and felt the presence of the Voice that runs and whispers all my life, always there is Grace & Blessings in hearing still another new chorus of the same Sacred Song… The Peace of this the Season of Joy be with you and all you hold dear…

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