“We are made for transcendence and endless horizons”Immortal Diamond, p.viii This is one of my favourite of Richard Rohr's sayings in his wonderful book Immortal Diamond. He offers an inspiring insight and vision for being – for just being human. He is also, however, very aware of human fallibility, human folly and human evil. Yet … Continue reading Immortal Diamond (6) – Made for Transcendence
Inspiring Prose: “the immortal cornfields”
"The corn was orient and immortal wheat, which never should be reaped, nor was ever sown. I thought it had stood from everlasting to everlasting..." Thomas Traherne's inspired vision of the world is beautifully captured by some stunning stained-glass windows in Hereford cathedral. At the top you can see a figure running, perhaps with a … Continue reading Inspiring Prose: “the immortal cornfields”
Celebrating Earth Day – Stories of the Spirit (4) – On the Cusp of Mortality and Immortality
Who knows how humanity came to be? Was it a gradual evolution or a sudden revolution? Lacking eye-witnesses, we will never know. And yet we do know that we are human, and not any other kind of being; we do know that our knowing this is something only we know; and we know that our … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day – Stories of the Spirit (4) – On the Cusp of Mortality and Immortality
. We search For an immortal diamond . Utterly reliable And true . Unforgettable And shining . And that diamond Is God . The way And the truth within. . Inspired by the writings of Richard Rohr .
No need For guilt . Or judgment Or depression . Let the waves Of feeling . Radiate through The immortal soul . Blessed In the feelings . Of power And self-control. .
Look within For the peace . That passes All understanding . For the soul Rooted in God . Deeply centred On the holy . Infinite Immortal . Heart Of all. .
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