Daily Archives: August 26, 2015

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“Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping”

Compline has always been to me the most gentle and consoling of the offices. I can never, however, escape the knowledge that as they prepared to take him on the helicopter I prayed with Mack our simple nightly prayer. “Now we lay you down to sleep and pray the Lord your soul to keep. His love guide you through the night and keep you safe til morning light.” I don’t know whether it was supremely […]