~ This is The Christ mystery ~ That God Should be dwelling ~ In our Humanity. ~
Stone, Light and Prayer #2 ~ Black jackdaws scavenge Where white monks prayed With songs coarser Than the psalms they made And the stones still speak Of silence, prayer The contemplation of God Here, now, then and there. ~ This cycle of poems was inspired by a visit to Tintern Abbey in Wales. Previous posts … Continue reading The Stones Still Speak
The self-communication Of God In the depths of existence And history I call grace And mystery. ~ Inspired by Karl Rahner quoted in Richard Rohr's book 'The Universal Christ'- "The only really absolute mysteries in Christianity are the self-communication of God in the depths of existence - which we call grace, and in history - … Continue reading Grace and Mystery in the Depths of Existence
~ God gave me Robin and collared dove ~ This morning To sing ~ Of love And divinity. ~
Many wolves attack us in succession God's miracle is to tame the tormentors Into the mildest of creatures. From "The Flowering of the Poverello", inspired by 'The Little Flowers of St. Francis'
I sit under the shadows of the unseen God who branches to infinity and roots inside our soiled hearts earthing them in prayer They come to ask of me and all I can offer is a heart connected in spirit to the love that invisibly grows without within the human … Continue reading Branches to Infinity
IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #5 Why Did I deny The divine presence So present in those tastings Of transcendence? I did not know It was God Whispering in all Still moments of transfiguration I did not understand at all The hidden power Of timeless revelation. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr, who writes about "“the human temptation … Continue reading The Hidden Power of Timeless Revelation
. Sometimes I have a strong longing for God . I do not know what is happening to me . Or where this love comes from . I simply see the flames of love . Burning higher and higher . As I lovingly yearn for my God. .
. 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 . And now in moments of clarity … Continue reading I Started My Journey in Darkness
From the beginning God has been giving God to me In my ignorance In my emptiness In my fear And in my despair From the beginning God has been giving God's own very Spirit To me. ~