Hear our voice, O Lord, according to your faithful love.
Marc Chagall (1887-1985). Window Bouguet.
Some had derided him
What he had vowed to keep.
And, changing, led him far
What he had vowed to keep
He vowed to keep, the things
That he kept in his heart,
And far, at home and in
The little stream sings
from: "Sabbath Poems 1998-2004," in Wendell Berry, Given: new poems. (Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2005).
Pavel Grigoryevich Chesnokov (1877-1944). We Praise Thee.
St Petersburg Chamber Choir, Vladmir Pasjukov (Bass), dir. Nikolai Korniev.
May God our Redeemer show us compassion and love. Amen.