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On Aug 20, 2011 Catherine Todd wrote:|
Thank you Dan for this wonderful reflection. I have never heard it. Changes everything, doesn't it?
From Hymn Of Entry by Archimandrite Vaselios of Iviron Monastery, Mt Athos
''Thou hast taken me captive with longing for th
ee, O Christ, and hast transformed me with Thy divine love. Burn up my sins with the fire of the Spirit, and count me worthy to take my fill of delight in Thee, that dancing with joy I may magnify both Thy Comings, O Lord who art good.''
—9th Ode—Transfiguration Canon