Reveal among us the light of your presence, that we may behold your power and glory.
"He will give rain for the seed with which you sow the ground (Isaiah 30.23)."
Vincent van Gogh. Rain. (Saint-Rémy, 1889). Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Among the oxen (like an ox I’m slow)
Among the asses (stubborn I as they)
Among the sheep (I like a sheep have strayed)
O God, our light and our salvation, illuminate our lives, that we may see your goodness in the land of the living, and, looking on your beauty, may be changed into the likeness of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Psalm 147.1-11, from The Scottish Psalter 1650, sung by Jason Coghill to the tune Thanksgiving.