Tag: joy

The Progress of the Soul

The Progress of the Soul

. 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

Meeting God

Meeting God

(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

The Whole of the World is Wrapped in God

The Whole of the World is Wrapped in God

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

So Happy To Be There

So Happy To Be There

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