Archive for April 4th, 2011

In Love

In love did God bring the world into existence; in love is God going to bring it to that wondrous transformed state, and in love will the world be swallowed up in the great mystery of the One who has performed all these things; in love will the whole course of the governance of creation be finally comprised.

St Isaac of Syria

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Ralph Vaughn Williams described himself as an atheist, but he wrote beautiful hymnody for Anglican worship, and this, perhaps my favorite orchestral music, full of yearning and achingly lovely:

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Azur And Asmar

Azur and Asmar: the Princes’ Quest is one of the most stunning pieces of animation you will ever see; it often looks like Persian miniature painting come to life. Here is the trailer:

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