. A sceptical mind was all I could find as I peered inside at my own desolation . All that I’d found was the sound of my thinking my good thoughts retreating . And all the stress Of all my feeling . Then turning the pages of a book I read words that hit me … Continue reading The Progress of the Soul
Make your own Sunshine weather . Though skies Are glooming grey . And your heart Is downturning . And you feel You’ve lost your way . Make your own Sunshine weather . At the cradle Of the day . And grow in grace And beauty . As you go The joyful way. .
(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #2) ~ Two women greet Their bodies carry suns ~ Each will meet God ~ In different forms Of sacrifice and joy ~ And yet for now They can rejoice ~ Each will bring to birth A blessed boy. ~ ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired … Continue reading Meeting God
There is an end to the silent wailing of the heart . The anxious furrow of the mind stretches not to eternity . And as night is succeeded by day so the weight of your world . Will drift joyfully, imperceptibly away. .
The grass trembles In the May breeze How easy it is To discover The fragile free mind Here in the hills uncover The gift I had lost of joy The unkindness of life Had made me lose faith In the goodness of soul Yet here the whole Of the world Is wrapped in God Like … Continue reading The Whole of the World is Wrapped in God
It is by steps We travel the spiritual way Not always A sudden transfiguration But the wings of angels Point the way To the endlessness Of joy in celebration.
In the transcendent moment Of an evening sunset A blackbird sings As if a celebration Of the joy Of everything.
Rejoice in the rock The foundation of time The heights of the mountains The depths of the seas Pinnacle of wisdom Foothills of glee Rejoice in the rock The foundation of me. Inspired by Psalm 95
I was so excited To see the first germinating seed In the greenhouse A few days ago What joy That something so tiny and so plain Should experiment in green And discover it could grow and leaf! Like birth Or even a spiritual awakening Leaving behind darkness To sing in the air And today Both … Continue reading So Happy To Be There
The ebullience of colour Radiant dance on a chromatic canvass As if life was a constant revelation Of joy, beauty, celebration.