IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #4 I was running From my own pain My own Insecurity Running into A confusion Of lies A false security Until there beckoned A voice of divinity Calling me deeper Redefining my identity From God I now seek A better Eternity. Inspired by Richard Rohr, who writes about "“the human temptation to … Continue reading A Better Eternity
IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #3 Deeper Than our deepest identity God Our reality Awaiting Our destiny Our source Of love Where we May endlessly run. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr, who writes about "“the human temptation to run from and deny not just the divine presence, but our own true selves, our inner destiny, our true … Continue reading Source of Love
IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #2 ~ I was running From God As if life depended On independence A devoted delusion Miring the mind With ego’s sad And blind confusion. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr, who describes “the human temptation to run from and deny … the divine presence”. Previous poems in this cycle appear after the … Continue reading Running from God
~ The self Craves ego attention ~ Better to leave Its petty preoccupations ~ Seek a deeper Truth ~ That is your Transformation. ~
Richard Rohr, the author of Immortal Diamond writes: “Our small ego usually gets in the way” The idea is that we can be our own worst enemies, blocking our true self with smaller concerns to do with establishing our meaning, status or power. But there is another way (see the previous Immortal Diamond post about … Continue reading Immortal Diamond (7) – Beyond the Small Ego
. Dethrone The ego . Discover New grace . With God At the centre . Of all Of your ways. . Image by kien virak from Pixabay
. I’ve had my day of death My day of grief’s initiation . I’ve seen the spirit’s Transcendent reformation . All I ask for now Is a daily celebration . To awe my rebel ego To prayer and service, jubilation. .
. Who we are And whose we are . The ego’s illusions Prove mere delusions . God’s choice Is far . Greater Than we can imagine . And More. . Image by Luan Nguyen Kinh from Pixabay
. Dethrone the ego . Cast it like a cloak . Make glory your emptiness . And the love to create. .
. The ego And the soul . Warring In disharmony . Go deeper Still . To your spiritual Root . Allow God To be real. . Image by Antonios Ntoumas from Pixabay