Reveal among us the light of your presence, that we may behold your power and glory.
1 Samuel 1:24-28 | Song of Hannah (APBA p: 429) | Luke 1:46-56
O King of the nations, and their desire,
Arvo Pärt (1935): Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (1988). VI – O König aller Volker. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, cond. Toni Kaljuste.
"an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream."
Amiably at home with virtue and evil —
— this sudden drive by dream into reality —
Light from the dream lasts a year. Through
Of daylight by which to build the crèche where my
deep in my spirit. As autumn wanes I count
"And Mary remained with her for about three months and then returned to her home."
Frank Wesley (1923-2002),
J. S. Bach. Cantata BWV 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" (1716 & 1723).