Friday, January 6, 2017

Preparing for Epiphany

Preparing for Epiphany

Whereas Christmas appears to be over in the United States, Christmas is culminating with the feast of Epiphany in many countries around the world.

Let's journey in prayer with the Magi who represents all of us--humanity in search for the True Light in the silence of the night.

NIGHT OF SILENCE
by Daniel Kantor

1. Cold are the people, Winter of life, We tremble in shadows this cold endless night, Frozen in the snow lie roses sleeping, Flowers that will echo the sunrise, Fire of hope is our only warmth, Weary, its flame will be dying soon.

2. Voice in the distance, call in the night, On wind you enfold us you speak of the light, Gentle on the ear you whisper softly, Rumors of a dawn so embracing, Breathless love awaits darkened souls, Soon will we know of the morning.

3. Spirit among us, Shine like the star, Your light that guides shepherds and kings from afar, Shimmer in the sky so empty, lonely, Rising in the warmth of your Son's love, Star unknowing of night and day, Spirit we wait for your loving Son.