Of Darkness and Light (Vol. 1) #1 . I started in darkness with no guide but faith and I longed for the love of God . I began to break from my habits of being and my feeble capacity for love . I rejoiced in the blessed moments of peace that came upon my soul … Continue reading I Started My Journey in Darkness
The limitless host of heaven pass in procession Clothed in shining robes chanting the canticles of the angels ‘We are the ones from paradise,’ they answer the unspoken question ‘And this is the end of penitence, poverty, chasteness and obedience, The battle against temptation, the mortification of the unruly desires And striving at odds With … Continue reading The Limitless Host of Heaven
By desire and speculation ~ We are led to contemplation ~ The mind turns intensely towards rays of light ~ And the soul learns to pray for freedom from the night. ~
~ Fired with desire by humility refusing to exult in the world ~ Tormenting himself in seclusion with groanings for God ~ Hungry, thirsty, afflicted with weeping ~ In the wood he cried for his Lord and cooed like a dove in his praise. ~ Inspired by 'The Little Flowers of St. Francis' ~
. How to climb the mountain in the night that is beyond all knowledge? . The call is there the desire is there Heaven beckons . We must in darkness follow. .
. To pursue God is to pursue the Infinite . So our desire can have no limit . As God's goodness is everywhere and beyond. . Image by Giorgi Modzmana from Pixabay
. Tender, flaming Infinite desire . Is your origin Your sustenance . Your daily Fire. . Inspired by words from 'The Dialogue' by St. Catherine of Siena . Image by Ricardo Gatica from Pixabay
. Each life A flowering . From Nothing . The power Of desire . Soul’s Mystery . Spirit’s Fire. .
. Discover The capacity . The similarity The desire . For divine Reality. . Inspired by the writings of Richard Rohr .
. Hear your heart’s desires More clearly . Yet follow More nearly . The better Call . More dearly To love . All who live On the other side . Of the Fall. . Image by Ioannis Ioannidis from Pixabay