Tag: love

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

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

The Dark Mysterious Eternal Infinity of Love

The Dark Mysterious Eternal Infinity of Love

Darkness in the depths of the earth Where spirit moves . Darkness in the heavens In which divinity dwells . Dark cloud of uncertainty, Ambiguity, unknowing . Dark waters of changing, Of rinsing, of cleansing, . And only through that darkness Is the journey made . Unending progress Of unlearning, and new knowing . The … Continue reading The Dark Mysterious Eternal Infinity of Love

Loving There, Now and Here

Loving There, Now and Here

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #6 Within There are demons As well as divine Darkness So how to discover God is also there? And way beyond Both far and near Loving me there Now and here. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr's book 'Immortal Diamond'. Previous poems in this cycle appear after the image below... ~ Why Did … Continue reading Loving There, Now and Here