Pain awakens The deeper questions What is my purpose? What is my end? Death who waits smugly Asks for what reason Your life was sent. Look back at the darkness Smile and say God loved me into being For once and always.
. I’ve had my day of death My day of grief’s initiation I’ve seen the spirit’s Reformation All I ask Is a daily celebration To awe The rebel ego To prayer and service Jubilation. .
As summer passed into autumnSo you passed from life To that season we call deathOr eternal life And even though your breathEnded in a mystery So spirit survivesTo be born Again nowAnd in eternity. ~
Being In nature . God He did not consider . Equality With God . A greatness To grasp . But chose To be a slave . Serving All human beings . And humbled By obedience . He came To a cross . Of others’ Devising . Discovering Death . And the way Of resurrection. . … Continue reading The Way of Resurrection
Venture Across the dark sea ~ Where you Will be lost many times ~ And bruised By bitter storms ~ And you will discover The knowledge of God ~ Of life and of death And of eternity. ~ “…the courage and the faith to proceed along the perilous path of self-discovery … come to the … Continue reading Venture Across the Dark Sea
. I have found my way and it is a different way to the world’s way . A way that leads to life through death a way of grace and reconciliation humility, obedience and self-renunciation . I have found my way I have found a new identity . Now I can begin again to live and work . to write and sing I can begin again . … Continue reading I Have Found My Way
Venture Across the dark sea ~ Where you Will be lost many times ~ And bruised By bitter storms ~ And you will discover The knowledge of God ~ Of life and of death And of eternity. ~
. Every day That dimension . Of holiness Hovering . At the limits Of life . The terrors Of birth . And of death The crises . Of life And even we . Carry within The numinous . In experience That is wonderfully . Predictable yet Unpredictably marvellous. . Image by gloverbh222 from Pixabay
~ Your death Was my initiation Into nothingness ~ The darkness That is more internal Than night ~ That dying Of the psychological self Was a preparation ~ To receive The gift Of divine illumination. ~
~ Calling Through darkness ~ Calling Through death ~ Calling Through loneliness ~ Calling Through faith. ~