Go to an Inner Garden

Go to an Inner Garden

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #11) In agony He prays As we do too Wordlessly Except perhaps in "Help!" Or simply "O my God!" The knowledge Of tragedy Sometimes seems Too much to bear Can we go to an inner garden And meet God there? ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired … Continue reading Go to an Inner Garden

Summon Your Soul

Summon Your Soul

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #7 No one else Can say Where your courage Awaits For mind, will, And emotion Must summon Your soul To goodness And to action. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr's book 'Immortal Diamond'. Previous poems in this cycle appear after the image below... 1. ~ So much fear As if it was unbearable … Continue reading Summon Your Soul

The Dark Mysterious Eternal Infinity of Love

The Dark Mysterious Eternal Infinity of Love

Darkness in the depths of the earth Where spirit moves . Darkness in the heavens In which divinity dwells . Dark cloud of uncertainty, Ambiguity, unknowing . Dark waters of changing, Of rinsing, of cleansing, . And only through that darkness Is the journey made . Unending progress Of unlearning, and new knowing . The … Continue reading The Dark Mysterious Eternal Infinity of Love

Offer Your Life

Offer Your Life

Open your eyes To the light that shines From God And your ears To the voice of heaven That calls out every day Not to turn away Not to harden the heart But offer your life To the divine change Which now longs In spirit to start. ~ Inspired by The Rule of St. Benedict … Continue reading Offer Your Life