~ As if the world would spin on the axis of his mind ~ Giving Surpassing getting ~ Compassion demonstrating its truly chivalrous character ~ And the act is worthy Of art ~ To wonder its way through the centuries. ~ St. Francis Gives His Cloak to a Knight - Giotto
~ Unless the seed dies it stays alone ~ So life, unless given, remains but one ~ The calling, therefore, is life to give, ~ And in so dying so to live. ~
~ We fill our lives with coins that cling ~ Attachments filling greedy hands ~ Learn to give your life away ~ And in emptiness take your stand. ~
~ There are the pains Having received . And having given Of impotence to give again . In what lives The healing . When the dark Begins to wane? ~
. A beautiful Heart . A heart That wanted to give . To create And to live . A beautiful Life . Of Belovedness. . Image by Katsujiro Maekawa from Pixabay
. Know again The origin . Of all That exists . Open your mind To that power . Which does not destroy But gives . A new created purpose To all that lives. . Image by dimitrisvetsikas1969 on Pixabay
To Nurture To nurture means to love for the long-term benefit of someone else. Nurturing another can involve conflict sometimes – for example if someone has a short-sighted view of what is good for them, we may need to offer a different perspective if we can see that their current choices are actually damaging. Likewise, … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection: to Nurture, Enjoy and Grow
If there is A star . Rising Within . Turn away From all that calls . Your soul away Today . Give Your everything. . Inspired by https://beingbenedictine.com/2019/01/06/no-gps-just-follow-the-star/ .
Reclaim your unadorned self . Open to give and to receive . Reclaim your right to be . Regardless of accomplishment.
Let us receive From those . Who have gone before All they had . To give To the universe . The depths Of their knowledge . The vastness Of their love . Their endurance Of many sufferings . And the words They spoke . Which reverberate Even now . Like the echoes Of God. . … Continue reading Let Us Receive