The following rhapsody was written by American novelist THOMAS WOLFE (October 3, 1900-September 15, 1938), in his second book, OF TIME AND THE RIVER (1935). Wolfe was anything but religious and yet these words make a rather perfect prayer. I post this in honor of his 113th birthday.
“Come to us, Father, in the watches of the night, come to us as you always came, bringing to us the invincible sustenance of your strength, the limitless treasure of your bounty, the tremendous structure of your life that will shape all lost and broken things on earth again into a golden pattern of exultancy and joy. (more…)