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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

Loving There, Now and Here

Loving There, Now and Here

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #6 Within There are demons As well as divine Darkness So how to discover God is also there? And way beyond Both far and near Loving me there Now and here. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr's book 'Immortal Diamond'. Previous poems in this cycle appear after the image below... ~ Why Did … Continue reading Loving There, Now and Here

At the Threshold of Darkness

At the Threshold of Darkness

In Times of Crisis #3 At the threshold Of darkness When there is little light To see It feels uncomfortable Painful, slightly But there change happens Gracefully. I wrote this sequence in the UK's period of lockdown when the coronavirus pandemic was at its height. In September 2022, I found myself self-isolating with Covid, so … Continue reading At the Threshold of Darkness

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