I know that place where the lizards scuttle And the spirit strains for holiness But if I have a soul as beautiful as the crystal castle May I be cleansed and full of grace. ~ Inspired by 'The Interior Castle' by St. Teresa of Avila . Image by Antonio Rosales … Continue reading A Soul as Beautiful
Category: Songs of Carmel
The Crystal Castle of the Soul
The soul is a castle Made of shining crystal Where there are many rooms And God delights To dwell in this paradise Whose beauty is beyond All comprehension And no matter how sophisticated The mind We hardly apprehend This crystal-castle image Of sacredness Soul and of God. ~ Inspired by St. Teresa of Avila
More Than Is Understood
. In every Thing . There is more Than is understood . Eternity In little space . Created By God. . Inspired by this saying by St. Teresa of Avila: “I believe that in each little thing created by God there is more than what is understood even if it is a little ant.” .
Celtic Spirituality (3)
"The universe has all over it, from the heavens above down to the smallest detail on earth, the tell-tale signs of something infinitely greater, beyond it, before it, and giving it purpose"Journey on the Edges, The Celtic Tradition, Thomas O'Loughlin, p.35 This poem was actually inspired by something that the Spanish spiritual leader Teresa of … Continue reading Celtic Spirituality (3)
. The soul is like a castle Made of shining crystal . Where there are Many rooms . And God delights To dwell within this paradise . Whose beauty is beyond All comprehension . And no matter how sophisticated The mind . We hardly apprehend That crystal-castle image . Of a sacred God. . inspired … Continue reading Crystal Castle
Each Beautiful Soul
. The divine potential Of each beautiful soul . Inexpressible By human words . Each created As image . Of the universal God. . Inspired by 'The Interior Castle' by St. Teresa of Avila. You can browse this amazing text here
When You Wonder
. When you wonder About the mystery . Of human life Look to God . When you wonder About the wonder . Of the universe Look to God . In all Of life’s bewilderment . Look in prayer To God. . Inspired by words by John Paul II .
Search in Time and Space
. The evangelical life Spreading . The transforming And liberating grace . Sourced In a sacred search . For God In time and space. . Inspired by the Constitutions of the Carmelite Order . Image by Patrik Houštecký from Pixabay
. Love connects Us to each other . To creation And to God . And where You see no love about . Love enough To put in love . And you may draw Love out. . The Summer, Caspar David Friedrich
. Give me That knowledge . Overwheming Consciousness . Of God’s gift Of love. . Image by Corinna Behrens from Pixabay
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