the Lord will come to save the nations,
and the Lord will make the glory of His voice heard
in the joy of your heart. (Isaiah 30:19,30)
may no earthly undertaking hinder those
who set out in haste to meet Your Son,
but may our learning of heavenly wisdom
gain us admittance to His company,
Who lives and reigns with You
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.
“Prepare (ἑτοιμάσατε, etoimasate) the way of the Lord,
make (ποιεῖτε, poieite) straight (εὐθείας, eutheias) his paths.
Every valley shall be filled
and every mountain and hill shall be made low.
The winding roads shall be made straight,
and the rough ways made smooth,
and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.”” (Luke 3:3-6)