"In essence, the conservative person is simply one who finds the permanent things more pleasing than Chaos and Old Night. (Yet conservatives know, with Burke, that healthy 'change is the means of our preservation.')"
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Today the Virgin Gives Birth... (Kontakion of the Nativity, Znamenny chant)
"Today the virgin gives birth to him who is above all being, and the earth offers a cave to him whom none can approach. Angels with shepherds give glory, and magi journey with a star. For to us, there has been born a little child, God before all ages."