In the desert you can prepare For a call to deeper ways With a dry wisdom that pierces Through all pleasurable days And raises mountains to climb through grace. ~
Sometimes we are called To wander through the desert But not now While the flowers are so colourful And the birds are singing So musically And the spring light is just So perfect...
In the desert of pain . You hear the voices . See the visions appear . That will transform your extraordinary life . Into that of a child of God again. ~
To be a pilgrim, to bless and to know in parting and greeting To flow in that great stream with the joy of meeting Each with their private hope and desire Journeying through desert waste ocean depths and fire.
. Encountering God . Finding New meaning . New stories That spoke . Of the purpose Of living . The new role Of being . In time’s Infinity . And the deserts Of space . The blessings Of loving . And the blessings Of grace. .
~ The desert Is a place ~ Of majesty And mystery ~ There The grace ~ Is of purification And prayer. ~ Image by Wolfgang_Hasselmann from Pixabay
~ Go To the desert ~ For there You may find ~ The emptiness The freedom ~ To rise Beyond humankind ~ Lose yourself Pray ~ To the Divine. ~
~ In desolation And when . The desert Burns . Seek spiritual Springs . For which the soul Yearns. ~
For me, T.S.Eliot is the writer of time, of love, of spirituality, and of "the desert". He writes about the spiritual desert -"The Waste Land" - as he calls it in one of his most influential early works. Lines from "Choruses from The Rock" These lines were inspired by his poetry: Movements of Time I. … Continue reading A Year of Inspirers 2021 (1) – love and illumination, and the desert – T.S.Eliot
~ There was a waste land within me Something was terribly wrong ~ The darkness was cold And felt interminably long ~ But now the desert Bursts into song. ~ Image by Patricio Hurtado from Pixabay