Monday, May 23, 2016

Ah, that I were as innocent as a lamb!

 
 

Ah, that I were as innocent
as a lamb:
 
so gentle,
so pure,
so simple,
and so patient!
 
Ah, that I could survey
Christ's image,
 
and, from my essence,
be entirely
changed!
 
 
-Gerhard Tersteegen