Tag: Christ

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

The One Who Betrays

The One Who Betrays

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #10) Passover meal And always in real Fellowship The one who betrays Who once belonged Gashes the wronged With devilish Selfish ways. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from the life of Christ depicted in the Lady Chapel at Hereford Cathedral. Previous poems appear … Continue reading The One Who Betrays

Love’s Practical Compassionate Dedication

Love’s Practical Compassionate Dedication

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #9) To wash their feet No heroic feat That would ever make the news But a hands on demonstration Of love's practical Compassionate dedication. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from the life of Christ depicted in the Lady Chapel at Hereford Cathedral. Previous … Continue reading Love’s Practical Compassionate Dedication

Step Out of the Darkness

Step Out of the Darkness

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #8) When demons Step out of the darkness And become legion It is then We need a powerful word Above the storms The crying, the shrieks Still now sometimes heard. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from the life of Christ depicted in the … Continue reading Step Out of the Darkness

How We All Must Start

How We All Must Start

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #7) "Allow the little children To come," he said Though others Try to stymie this Burnt out Quite exhausted Yet love kept rising In his heart To bless all little ones - How we all must start. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from … Continue reading How We All Must Start

Always Healing

Always Healing

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #6) Healing Always healing And blessing Jesus Teach us to be kind Heart, body, spirit, mind. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from the life of Christ depicted in the Lady Chapel at Hereford Cathedral. Previous poems appear under today's window image... 1. Spirit … Continue reading Always Healing

Fill Your Life

Fill Your Life

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #5) A meeting At a well She could tell A few stories But didn't need to He knew them all And that real love Would rise for ever And fill her life So well. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from the life of … Continue reading Fill Your Life

The Heavens Open

The Heavens Open

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #4) Sometimes the heavens open And there is love Not rain Though water brings life They say And the voice Which names us beloved Will say these words Of blessing Again, and again, And again. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from the life … Continue reading The Heavens Open