May the mortality Of our natural space Be transformed By the divinity Of God’s infinite Grace. . Image by IndiraFoto on Pixabay
To what or whom Do we belong? Sky beckons me With its vast immensity Where I could lose All security Yet the familiarity Of cloud and tree Reminds me Of my natural song Here Where I belong. ~
Traherne Windows Cycle #3 Creation here thrives - The swifts The beetle, so magnificent The moths The humble ant - Each speaks Their word from God Which is alive. This is the next poem in the Traherne Windows Cycle, which was inspired by stained glass windows in Hereford Cathedral by Tom Denny, celebrating the writings … Continue reading Creation Here Thrives
Look At the grass Every blade Reaching Upwards To heaven As if in its greenness Was a fertile teaching. ~
I came upon his words and set my mind to understanding . how the world could teach me the mystery of God . . I had heard of nature as the book of God . But never had the notion rooted deep in my mind . Now I was confronted by the words of a … Continue reading The Stepping Stones to Eternity
. Sky speaks to me wind whispers her breezes Clouds move inside my mind and all this seems good: I have seen the invisible qualities of God And I have understood. ~
This flower This light God is In every moment And in every moment I am In God Inspired by Thomas Merton: "This flower, this light, this moment, this silence = Dominus est..."
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
Now is the time Of buttercups and butterflies . Creation’s surprise God’s innovation . Each new year Now there is no need to fear . For all of God’s goodness Is here.
Longing for the touch of love he sought in the woods In the heavens In the hills Revelation came As an unexpected presence Who would not stay long But for that blessed time Show mercy Without end. ~ Inspired by The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi ~