an advent prayer

Lo, in the silent night
A child to God is born
And all is brought again
That ere was lost or lorn.

Could but thy soul, O man,
Become a silent night!
God would be born in thee
And set all things aright.

-15th century

Come, Lord Jesus.


Unknown said...

Amen! What a beautiful poem, thanks for posting it.

TAMI said...

Thank you, Suzannah. Longing after that silent night of my soul.

Joyous advent to you!

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