December 25th, 2012

light in the darkness

I will now officially stop wincing at people saying "Merry Christmas" (until Advent 2013).



"Original English text taken from the Scriptures by Charles Jennens (1700-1773)."
-Program Text for Handel's Messiah, Handel and Haydn Society, 2007-2008 Season

Aria (Bass)
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light. And they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
(Isaiah IX, 2)