Tag: grace

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

I Consecrate This Day’s Long Hours

I Consecrate This Day’s Long Hours

In Times of Crisis #1 I consecrate This day’s long hours In prayer And contemplation May I be sustained By beauty Truth And grace And loving Determination. ~ I wrote this sequence in the UK's period of lockdown when the coronavirus pandemic was at its height. Now in September 2022, I am self-isolating, so decided … Continue reading I Consecrate This Day’s Long Hours

The Soul is a Garden

The Soul is a Garden

The soul Is a garden And you must uproot The weeds That cling To your saving thoughts Dig deep the space for the seeds of grace To be sown Root and grow Sunned by the spirit Watered by prayer Breathing in the beauty Of love's air. Inspired by the writings of St. Catherine of Siena … Continue reading The Soul is a Garden