Tag: God

The Stones Still Speak

The Stones Still Speak

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

Grace and Mystery in the Depths of Existence

Grace and Mystery in the Depths of Existence

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

Branches to Infinity

Branches to Infinity

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

The Hidden Power of Timeless Revelation

The Hidden Power of Timeless Revelation

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