Midday Prayer Apart But Together Update – Nothing can trouble…God alone loves us

I found myself singing a Taizé song at Midday yesterday before I began the prayer. It reminded me that Brother Roger, the founder of Taizé, said that to sing is to pray twice. The song was:

Nada te turbe, nada te espante;
Quien a Dios tiene, nada le falta.
Nada te turbe, nada te espante:
Sólo Dios basta.
Nada te turbe, nada te espante;
Quien a Dios tiene, nada le falta.
Nada te turbe, nada te espante:
Sólo Dios basta.

In English:
Nothing can trouble, nothing can frighten, those who seek God shall never go wanting, nothing can trouble, nothing can frighten, God alone, loves us

What struck me is that I naturally sing it in another language from my own as I know it so well. But this time, I felt closer than ever to my brothers and sisters in Spain and around the world.

Here it is: