Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Vespers, for that matter...

...also has some suitable words for us disappointed voters.

Those who sow in tears will reap in joy.

God, who is able to accomplish in us more than all we ask or imagine, by the power at work within us,to him by glory in the Church and in Jesus Christ to all generations, forever and ever.

Claim me once more as your own, Lord, and have mercy on me. Do not abandon me with the wicked.

I've said it a million times. The Liturgy of the Hours is our prayer on behalf of the whole Church, but at the same time it manages to give gifts of wisdom and consolation directed  to each one of us tiny cells of the body of Christ.