Tag: bless

In the silence

In the silence what revelations

Will be fulfilled?


Maybe the blessing

If merely being still


Is enough consolation

For the striving soul


Enough wisdom

To be distilled.


Desiring to Bless

 Always desiring to bless

            the arms once memorably


Spread in pain

            wait to rest


And bleed love

            that will soak the spirit


Dye in new colours

            the garments of life.


from ‘Returning to the Father’, a sequence inspired by Henri Nouwen’s book about Rembrandt’s painting of Jesus’ parable of The Prodigal Son