Bless God In the darkness In loneliness And in pain Though you feel them all again Are the steps on the way To a better day Through an ending night And you begin to see Through the mystery Wisdom’s invisible light.
Category: Singing in Pain
Pain awakens The deeper questions What is my purpose? What is my end? Death who waits smugly Asks for what reason Your life was sent. Look back at the darkness Smile and say God loved me into being For once and always.
The Pain That Will Not Go Away
Superficialities All burnt away Leaving a soul Wounded and afraid Naked Not knowing What to say Only feeling the pain That will not go away.
In Love There May Yet Be An Answer
Singing in Pain #1 ~ Evil Co-existing with good ~ The riddle Of life’s complexity ~ Smirking Insiduously ~ As our minds Attempt to align ~ The paradoxes Of eternity ~ Yet the heart Responds ~ With compassion And mercy ~ And in love somewhere There may yet be ~ An Answer. ~ “The problem … Continue reading In Love There May Yet Be An Answer
Journey the Length of the Valley of Darkness
Journey The length Of the valley Of darkness ~ And learn there The lightness Of our human Condition ~ And what was despair Slowly changes The air ~ To a clearer Mysterious Beyond natural Brightness. ~
Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear
I cannot grapple With this enigma Of suffering ~ I would not degrade The God Of the cosmos ~ I who understand So little Of the ways the universe ~ I can only wonder That the God of lightning And of thunder ~ Would choose To create Such a beautiful imperfect world ~ Which can … Continue reading Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear
The Graciousness of Everything
Learn To be ~ A good And gracious ~ Failure At many things ~ Yet not defeated Sing ~ Of God And of the graciousness ~ You find In everything. ~
Deeper Soul Within
Success stung With delusions Of a self Which was merely illusion But pain taught The deeper soul within.
Venture Across the Dark Sea
Venture Across the dark sea ~ Where you Will be lost many times ~ And bruised By bitter storms ~ And you will discover The knowledge of God ~ Of life and of death And of eternity. ~ “…the courage and the faith to proceed along the perilous path of self-discovery … come to the … Continue reading Venture Across the Dark Sea
Proceed with Courage
Proceed with your difficulties With courage Take heart from those Who have gone before And see how the very nature Of things Teaches you more And more.
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