Tag: heart

One Voice

One Voice

Singing in the Monastery of the Heart #6 ~ The world seethes And simmers with noise Is there not One voice Which calls Throughout – Which whispers Silently Behind Every shout. This cycle of poems has been inspired by 'The Monastery of the Heart' by Joan Chittester. Previous poems in the cycle can be read … Continue reading One Voice

In Love There May Yet Be An Answer

In Love There May Yet Be An Answer

Singing in Pain #1 ~ Evil Co-existing with good ~ The riddle Of life’s complexity ~ Smirking Insiduously ~ As our minds Attempt to align ~ The paradoxes Of eternity ~ Yet the heart Responds ~ With compassion And mercy ~ And in love somewhere There may yet be ~ An Answer. ~ “The problem … Continue reading In Love There May Yet Be An Answer

Waiting Always Beyond

Waiting Always Beyond

Singing in the Monastery of the Heart #4 ~ We all seek But how many find The grail? And to fail Is to understand That God The answer Waits Always Beyond. ~ This cycle of poems has been inspired by 'The Monastery of the Heart' by Joan Chittester. Previous poems in the cycle can be … Continue reading Waiting Always Beyond

The Frontier of God’s Infinity

The Frontier of God’s Infinity

Singing in the Monastery of the Heart #3 ~ An invitation To a meaningful life Where the only frontier Is God’s infinity Of love reaching From infinity to here. ~ This cycle of poems has been inspired by 'The Monastery of the Heart' by Joan Chittester. Previous poems in the cycle can be read after … Continue reading The Frontier of God’s Infinity

Quietude that Grounds the Soul

Quietude that Grounds the Soul

Singing in the Monastery of the Heart #2 Easy to think sometimes Life is lonely But in solitude Can be found Such a sense Of belonging Quietude That grounds the soul And make the heart To sing. ~ This cycle of poems has been inspired by 'The Monastery of the Heart' by Joan Chittester. Previous … Continue reading Quietude that Grounds the Soul

Offer Your Life

Offer Your Life

Open your eyes To the light that shines From God And your ears To the voice of heaven That calls out every day Not to turn away Not to harden the heart But offer your life To the divine change Which now longs In spirit to start. ~ Inspired by The Rule of St. Benedict … Continue reading Offer Your Life