November 24, 2010

Beauty + Prayers

My friend (known on these pages as Tom Jones) is in the hospital with a grave grave heart condition, so I humbly beg of you your prayers--for him, that he will have less pain, will pass tests, won't need surgery, etc. And pray for his wife, too, who is one of the strongest most remarkable women I know, but who needs more grace and strength to endure in this time of trial.

If I was with them, I'd play this music for him to soothe his pain. It is Avro Part's hymn to St. Cecilia, and it is astounding:

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous3:39 PM

    We just listened to it. He was transfixed. So nice to have a spot of beauty in this dreary place. Thank you!

    Mrs. Tom Jones