'Fly for a moment from your affairs,
escape for a little while
from the tumult of your thoughts.
Put aside now your weighty cares
and leave your wearisome toils.
Abandon yourself for a brief space
and rest for a little in Him.
Go into the inner chamber of your mind.
Shut out everything save God
and whatever may help you in seeking God.
Then, having barred the door of your chamber,
Painting: Harold Knight, Morning Sun, 1913