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Be Thou My Vision II

Be Thou My Vision II

Title: Lord of my Heart
Original: 2016, 4x4 inches, acrylic and watercolor on canvas
Text: Opening words of the popular song performed by contemporary Christian musicians.

Historically, the tune is the Irish folk song, Slane, and linked to St. Patrick. The setting of the song is Slane Hill where, in 433 AD, St Patrick defied the pagan High King Loegaire of Tara by lighting candles on Easter Eve.